University of Sussex
A 1st- or upper 2nd-Class undergraduate Honours degree in the social or natural sciences. Applicants with other degrees or relevant practical work experience will also be considered. Students whose 1st language is not English require evidence of proficiency in the English language.
Autumn term: Concepts of social development; theories of development and underdevelopment. Summer term (you choose two options): The Architecture of aid; critical debates in environment and development; refugees and development; globalisation and rural change; poverty and inequality in the global economy; activism for development and social justice; migration, inequality and social change; sexualities and development; women and human rights; fair trade, ethical business and new moral economies; the global governance of education and conflict; education policy, planning and development; society and economy in south Asia; knowledge, power and resistance; anthropology of childhood; cultural understandings of health and healing; transnational migration and diaspora. You also take the core research methods and professional skills module, which provides training to prepare you for further research and a professional career. This module is delivered as a series of workshops, including one that prepares you for your dissertation. Over the summer you will undertake supervised work on a 10,000-word dissertation (or dissertation with placement).
You are assessed by 5,000-word term papers, unseen exams, a research proposal and your dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 6,060 per Year 1 (England)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 14,450 per Year 1 (International)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 6,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 6,060 per Year 1 (Scotland)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 6,060 per Year 1 (Wales)||12 months|
|MA||Part-time||October 2016||-||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Sussex House||Brighton||BN1 9RH||South East|
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