University of Reading

University of Reading

Applied International Development

Develop an interdisciplinary understanding of the complex factors which influence the effectiveness of planned interventions, and an understanding of the conceptual and theoretical frameworks for the analysis of social change brought about by planned development interventions. This programme links theory, policy and practice for effective international and community development. This master's programme provides interdisciplinary coverage of development challenges at a variety of levels (global, international, regional, national and community); professional competence in the design, implementation and critical evaluation of applied development interventions; and an opportunity to study a specialism pathway to focus learning, connecting theory, policy and practice. **Careers** Our programmes are excellent preparation for careers in international and rural development, agricultural economics, and marketing within the food chain and policy. 96% of our graduates are in work or further study six months after graduating. Engagement with a wide variety of visiting speakers and field trips provides many opportunities for networking. Competitive internships and placements, and research dissertations are an opportunity to showcase your skills, undertake overseas field research or link with organisations in the development sector. **Modules** - Gender and development - Participatory interventions in development - Theories and practices of development - Addressing poverty and inequality through social policy - Qualitative research methods

Entry requirements

MSc: You are normally required to have a good first or second class honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK). IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent).

Course modules

* Gender and development * Participatory interventions in development * Theories and practices of development * Addressing poverty and inequality through social policy * Qualitative research methods

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Scotland) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Wales) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 16,045 per Whole course (International) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (England) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (EU) 12 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 16,045 per Whole course (International) 24 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Scotland) 24 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 24 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 24 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (England) 24 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Wales) 24 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (EU) 24 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Reading RG6 6UR South East

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