University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Global Development and Education

This programme provides an introduction to the cross-disciplinary field of global development; it provides an overview of alternative theoretical approaches in the analysis of development, and examines their differing policy and practice implications, with a particular focus on low and mid-income country contexts; the education pathway combines the core element of the course with a specialism in education in development as well as options that include international educational management and leadership.

Entry requirements

Good Honours degree (upper 2nd Class or 1st Class) in a social science discipline, or an equivalent professional qualification; relevant experience will be taken into account; applicants with a good degree in the natural sciences, humanities or languages considered on an individual basis.

Course modules

Core modules: Education in development; global inequalities and development; dissertation in global development and education. Optional modules include: Africa in the contemporary world; conflict, complex emergencies and global governance; democracy and development; democratisation and multi-party politics in Africa; famine and food security; gender, globalisation and development; global citizenship in the UK primary education system; political economy of resources and development; capitalism and crisis; political transitions in South East Asia; development management techniques; research methodology for development.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MA Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

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School of Politics and International Studies
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0113 343 6843