University of Bristol

University of Bristol

International Development

This programme is designed to assist a wide range of people involved in conceptualising or administering policies which aim at a sustainable and substantial level of development in the world's poorer countries. It is especially suitable for those already involved in planning development strategies, those currently working for non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in the development field and those planning a career in development.

Entry requirements

An upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent qualification). Degrees from all disciplines are considered.

Course modules

Core units: Conflict security and development; international political economy; theories of development; small business development; gender and development; managing and evaluating development; development skills in practice; environmental politics; governing the global borderlands; international development organisations; foreign policy analysis; military and militarisation; international human rights; sino-us relations in global politics; politics of genocide; east asia, europe and global integration; care, labour and gender: international policy development; international relations of china; european foreign policy; religion and politics; understanding risk; the politics of insecurity; nuclear insecurity; theories of violence; global transitions: power, hegemony, and the ordering of the global political economy.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Tyndall Avenue, Bristol Bristol BS8 1TH South West

Key information

Postgraduate Senior Admissions Administrator
Telephone number: 
0117 331 7577