University of Bath
The MSc International Development provides a multidisciplinary social science based analysis and understanding of international development. Students undertaking this programme: conduct a comprehensive review of current issues in international development policy and practice; study a critical in depth analysis of specific aspects of international development relating to specific areas of interest. We also encourage a diversity of intake in terms of experience, qualifications and interests to stimulate the mutual experience and learning. This programme has a limited intake of students per year, fostering a friendly and supportive learning environment.
1st or 2.1 Honours degree (or equivalent) in an appropriate subject, from a recognised university; or an equivalent degree in another subject, together with substantial relevant work experience.English Language requirements: IELTS 7.0 (with not less than 6.5 in each of the 4 components); PTE Academic of 69 with no less than 62 in any component. References: 2 references are required, atleast 1 of these must be an academic reference.
Core units: foundations of international development; economics for international development; sociology and social anthropology of development; policy and politics of developing countries; international development, towards synthesis; research skills and dissertation preparation. Optional units: Critical issues in social development; globalisation and economic insecurity: social policy challenges; globalisation 2: political economy of globalisation; management of development; world politics: conflict, security and development; sustainable development: livelihoods and well being; well being and human development 2: development ethics; well being assessment in public policy and development practice. Students can also study 1 regional research specialism from South Asia, Africa and Latin Americaas part of an international development extended essay.
Assessment consists of a combination of coursework essays, class exercises, projects, oral presentations and examinations. We also place strong emphasis on developing presentation and discussion/communication skills, which in many units is part of the assessed work.
ESRC (economic and social research council) recognised programme, suitable for ESRC-funded 1 and 3 awards or subsequent 3 applications, applications required by February each year; commonwealth shared scholarship scheme award formerly known as the DfID (department for international development); shared scholarship scheme for candidates from eligible commonwealth countries (excluding the UK); applications to be received by the end of March each year and applicants must have been offered an unconditional place on the programme by end of March.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 15,000 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,000 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 3,000 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 7,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 3,000 per Academic year (EU fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Bath||Bath||BA2 7AY||South West|