University of East London

University of East London

Non-Government Organisations and Development Management

This course offers students the opportunity to examine the central issues facing developing countries in today�s globalised world and to learn practical skills that will enable them to work in development. This programme not only addresses the theories of development, but actively examines how development works practically in the field. It analyses in detail how development programmes and projects are designed, implemented and managed.

Entry requirements

Applicants are required to have a 2nd Class Honours degree in a cognate area of study. Under special circumstances applicants without a relevant first degree but with substantial professional experience may be considered for admission, usually on the basis of an interview. If English is not your 1st language we require that you demonstrate your English language skills by achieving an overall IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Development in the international context; project and programme design.

Assessment methods

Assessment takes the form of essays, reports, presentations, small projects and research proposals. The final award takes account of all module marks.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Distance learning £ 1,990 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Distance Learning

Key information

Applicant Enquiries
Telephone number: 
0208 223 3333