University of Sheffield
This course engages with the challenges of international development in today's complex world. You'll develop skills and knowledge relating to development research and practice. The course includes a 10-day field class currently in Nepal or Kenya providing hands-on experience of research.
A good degree (2.1 or 1st Class Honours degree) in geography or a related subject, or an equivalent qualification; overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent.
Ideas and Practice in International Development; Research Design and Methods in International Development; Professional Skills for Development; Dissertation with Placement; International Development Field Class, currently in either Kenya or Nepal.
Examples of optional modules
Understanding Environmental Change; Data, Visualisation and GIS; Key Issues in Environment and Development; Living with Climate Change in the Global South; The Political Economy of Natural Resource-led Development in the Global South; Key Issues in Global Public Health; Epidemiology; Using Policy to Strengthen Health Systems; Cities of Diversity; Cities of 'the South': planning for informality.
Assessment is on your coursework assignments, project work and a dissertation.
A number of departmental bursaries are available for masters students. Further funding may be available. Please contact us for details.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (England)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 19,500 per Year 1 (International)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Scotland)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Wales)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||September 2016||-||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||Sheffield||S10 2TN||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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