University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

International Development (Poverty, Inequality and Development)

The broad purpose of this programme is to give those working in the area of poverty reduction and development in developing and transitional countries, or those wishing to work in such areas, a firmer grounding in understanding poverty and inequality, promoting poverty reduction and analysing the performance of major poverty reducing programmes and policies.

Entry requirements

Good relevant degree required.

Course modules

Core modules: critical approaches to development; development politics; social analysis of inequality; poverty and development. Optional: rural poverty and development; urban poverty and development; conflict in developing countries; post conflict reconstruction and development; non-governmental organisations in a changing international context. As well as a dissertation project (MSc only).

Assessment methods

The programme begins with a 2 week online induction module (non-accredited); and the dissertation work is preceded by a 2 week online research methods module (again, non-accredited).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,850 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,650 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,650 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,650 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,650 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,650 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,850 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,650 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,650 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,650 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,650 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,650 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,825 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 11,070 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,825 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 11,070 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,825 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 11,070 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,825 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 11,070 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,825 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 11,070 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,825 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 11,070 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,825 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 11,070 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,825 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 11,070 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,825 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 11,070 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,825 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 11,070 per Whole course (England) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,650 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,650 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,650 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,650 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,850 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,850 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,650 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,650 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,650 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,650 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,650 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,650 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,825 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,380 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,825 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,825 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,380 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,825 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,825 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,380 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,825 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,380 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,380 per Whole course (England) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,380 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,380 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,380 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,825 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,380 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,825 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,825 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,380 per Whole course (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,825 per Year 1 (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

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