University of Manchester
Globalisation and Development
The programme is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the dynamics of globalisation, and of the economic, social and political dimensions of globalisation and development; the intellectual skills needed to analyse globalisation and development issues; an appreciation of the policy issues associated with globalisation and its impacts on development.
An Upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant subject, or overseas equivalent; satisfactory evidence of postgraduate study, research or professional experience; those whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0 or TOEFL 600/250, or equivalent.
Modules include: Research skills for economic development - quantitative methods; research skills for economic development - qualitative research and dissertation skills; economic development; transformation in the world economy; global institutions, trade and development; international finance for development; industrial competitiveness; work and employment in the global economy; optional course units typically include: industrial competitiveness; trade theory and development; micro-finance; poverty and development - concepts, tools and the international policy agenda; work and employment in the global economy; international finance for development; comparative social policy; public sector reform and management; economic analysis of the public sector; financial markets and corporate governance; civil society and public action; migration and the global political economy; urban inequality; human rights and world politics.
Assessment is by a research project.
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.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,800 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 12,900 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Manchester||Manchester||M13 9PL||North West|
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