University of London International Programmes
Poverty Reduction (Policy and Practice)
This programme focuses on rural areas which, despite growing urbanisation, continue to be home to the majority of the world�s poorest people. It examines the complex nature of poverty, its causes, and processes of poverty reduction.
An Honours degree or equivalent in appropriate subject required for MSc; graduates in other disciplines which have included appropriate subjects and suitable preliminary training for this course, and non-graduates with previous education approved by the University as degree-equivalent, are considered for postgraduate diploma; advanced level of ability to work in English is required, equivalent to IELTS score 7.0 or TOEFL Test of English score 600.
Modules include: Climate change and development; economics and institutions for development; managing knowledge and communication for development; rural development; understanding poverty; elective modules: gender and social development; management in rural development; NGO management; project planning and management; rural finance; agricultural trade and policy; food security and social protection; marketing for small agribusinesses; political economy of public policy; socioeconomics of rural livelihoods; natural resource economics; environmental science and management; international environmental law; sustainable land management; water resources management; research methods; dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PgCert||Distance learning||£ 4,100 per Whole course (home fees)||1 years|
|PgCert||Distance learning||£ 4,100 per Whole course (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Distance learning||£ 9,225 per Whole course (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Distance learning||£ 9,225 per Whole course (overseas fees)||2 years|
|PgDip||Distance learning||£ 8,200 per Whole course (home fees)||2 years|
|PgDip||Distance learning||£ 8,200 per Whole course (overseas fees)||2 years|
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|University of London International Programmes|
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