University of Bath
The programme is designed for those wishing to pursue PhD research and those seeking to develop careers as policy analysts or applied researchers in international development.This MRes is accredited by the Economics and Social Research Council (ESRC), specifically, as part of the larger South West Doctoral Training Centre (SWDTC).
2.1 Honours degree (or equivalent), or above, 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 components. References: 2 references are required.
Core Units: international development and poverty; short and long research apprenticeship projects; quantitative methods 1; qualitative methods 1; principles and skills of social research; research skills and dissertation preparation; dissertation. Optional units: sociology and anthropology of development; policy theory and the politics of developing countries; comparative European social policy; globalisation 1: political sociology of globalisation; economics for international development; international policy analysis; quantitative methods 2; qualitative methods 2; critical issues in social development; management of development; international development extended essay; world politics, conflict, security and development; sustainable development livelihoods and wellbeing; wellbeing and human development 2 : development ethics; 1 of regional research specialisms (Africa, South America or South East Asia).
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Bath||Bath||BA2 7AY||South West|