University of Reading

University of Reading

Social Development and Sustainable Livelihoods

This course offers the opportunity to explore the importance of social change and cultural factors in international development,develop understanding of theoretical frameworks for analysing change and strengthen competence in planning, managing and assessing activities that have implications for household and community livelihoods. The part-time course option is available to UK/EU students only.

Entry requirements

You are normally required to have a good undergraduate Honoursdegree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK).

Course modules

Modules include: perspectives on development; participatory interventions in development; poverty, wealth and inequalities; social policies for development; research and study skills for independent learning.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,500 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MA Full-time £ 12,600 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MA Part-time - 24 months

Campus details

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

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