UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Educational Planning, Economics and International Development

The programme provides students with the relevant knowledge, understanding and skills to work in educational planning, policy, management and administration in the context of international development.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2nd Class Bachelor's degree or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard is required; relevant experience of a minimum of 6 months living/working in a low or middle-income context/country and relating to educational planning, economics of education and/or international development is normally required; applicants who do not meet this entry requirement may be asked to discuss their application with the programme leader.

Course modules

Core modules: Economic perspectives of education policy (EPEP); education and international development (concepts, theories and issues) (CTI); planning for education and development (PED).
Options: Education and development in Asia; education, conflict and fragility; educational testing; impact evaluation methods; statistical analysis.

Assessment methods

This programme is delivered by lectures, participant-led presentations, discussions based on selected readings, inputs by guest speakers, group work and debates. Some modules are available through online learning and may be studied remotely. Assessment is through coursework assignments and the dissertation/report.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time GBP 7,145 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time GBP 15,525 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time GBP 7,145 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time GBP 7,145 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time GBP 7,145 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Distance learning (full-time) - 1 years
MA Distance learning - 2 years
MA Part-time - 2 years
MA Variable - 4 years
MA Distance learning - 4 years

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Telephone number: 
0207 331 5100