Northumbria University

Northumbria University

International Development

The MSc International Development course will equip you with a critical and up-to-date understanding of this broad sector. You will engage with contemporary debates on the issues that are currently defining the sector, whilst critically examining key international development policies, theories, strategies and practices. You will also analyse the operation of development organisations, and the ways in which individuals and communities experience and challenge poverty and marginalisation. As part of your dissertation, you will have the opportunity to undertake a research placement to allow you to apply your knowledge in a real-world environment.

Course modules

For a full list of the modules on your course, please access the course pages at www.northumbria.ac.uk

Assessment methods

Your tutors will use a variety of teaching methods, which may include lectures, seminars, problem-based workshops, case discussions, practical activities, group work and tutorials. Teaching is backed up by a well-designed support system that will underpin your learning journey. You will have access to a Guidance Tutor with whom you can discuss any academic issues. Extensive feedback from both tutors and peers is built into the course.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 - 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 - 2 Years
MSc Full-time January 2019 - 16 Months
MSc Part-time January 2019 - 28 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus NE1 8ST North East

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