University of Manchester

University of Manchester

International Development (Environment Climate Change and Development)

This programme aims to meet this need by linking environmental understanding grounded in the physical sciences with study of the social and economic bases of planning and managing development; it provides participants with a thorough conceptual framework and the skills necessary to analyse effectively the relationships between environmental issues and development processes, and critically assess policies and their implementation; it is intended for social science graduates or for those concerned with policy-making, planning or management in environmental or development-related fields.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a Bachelors degree with a minimum of classification of Second Class Honours Upper Division (2:1) or its international equivalent. Admission of candidates who do not meet this criterion may be approved if satisfactory evidence of postgraduate study, research or professional experience can be provided. Please contact the School's admissions office for further guidance. Applicants whose first language is not English should meet the following language requirements:
IELTS overall score of 6.5 with a minimum writing score of 6.5 and 6 in the other subsections
TOEFL iBT overall score of 90 with a score of 22 in the written section and 20 in the other subsections

Course modules

Modules include: Perspectives on development; environment and development; conservation and development; development research skills; environmental economics; options: poverty and development: concepts, analysis and the international poverty agenda; civil society and public action; critical issues in urban inequality; economics of environmental policy; theories of environmental governance; environmental impact assessment; planning and managing development; climate change, disasters and urban poverty; politics and development; agriculture in economic development; economy, ecology and the environment; environmental valuation; water and sanitation planning and policy in developing countries; dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Students at the Institute for Development Policy and Management (IDPM) are often funded by their national governments or their employers, or are self-financing their studies; they also traditionally benefit from a number of additional funding options from the following sources: UK Department for International Development/Foreign and Commonwealth Office (including DfID/ACU Shared Scholarship Schemes); British Council; World Bank/International Development Agency; Bilateral aid agencies (SIDA, CIDA, GTZ, NORAD, FINNIDA, etc.); United Nations (UNDP, UNESCO, UNICEF, UNFPA, WHO, FAO, etc.); European Union; church, educational and other trusts; regional development banks.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Global Development Institute
Telephone number: 
+44 (0)161 275 0969