Oxford Brookes University
Development and Emergency Practice
This course provides an academic setting for the study of international development; conflict; disaster management; urbanisation; humanitarianism and human rights. With its emphasis on practice, the course offers students the opportunity to develop knowledge, skills and attitudes in the rapidly changing fields of development and emergencies. The programme is targeted at those with, or seeking, careers in NGOs, bilateral or multilateral humanitarian, development and human rights agencies, or governmental and commercial organisations working in international development.
Good Honours degree in a relevant discipline; relevant recognised diploma or professional qualification (eg in architecture, planning, environmental psychology, public health, geography, public administration); are in their final year of studying architecture or planning and able to demonstrate their proficiency in written and design work; have substantial and proven field experience; applicants whose 1st language is not English: 6.5 in IELTS, with a minimum of 6.0 across all four components of the test.
Modules include: theory of practice; approaches and understandings; practice of theory; tools and methods; armed conflict and international humanitarianism; disasters, risk, vulnerability and climate change; human rights and governance; the refugee experience: forced migration, protection and humanitarianism; shelter after disaster; partnerships for development: a critical assessment; learning practice masterclass; working with conflict: practical skills and strategies; research methods; MA dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 8,670 per Whole course (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 12,870 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 6,560 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 4,420 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|PgCert||Full-time||£ 8,670 per Academic year (home fees)||3 months|
|PgCert||Full-time||£ 12,870 per Academic year (overseas fees)||3 months|
|PgCert||Part-time||£ 4,420 per Academic year (home fees)||9 months|
|PgCert||Part-time||£ 6,560 per Academic year (overseas fees)||9 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 8,670 per Academic year (home fees)||9 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 12,870 per Academic year (overseas fees)||9 months|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 4,420 per Academic year (home fees)||21 months|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 6,560 per Academic year (overseas fees)||21 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Headington Campus||Oxford||OX3 0BP||South East|