University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

International Development Studies (Distance Learning)

Current and aspiring workers in international development can benefit from this postgraduate course that combines the benefits of theoretical study with professional practice.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Assessment methods

Assessment is normally in the form of an extended essay on a specific topic within a unit, allowing you to specialise on a subject that particularly interests you within the broad topic area of the unit. There is also a final dissertation on a topic of your choice.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Distance Learning

Key information

Admissions Team, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Telephone number: 
023 9284 8299