University of Sussex
Participation, Power and Social Change
A first or upper second-class undergraduate honours degree in the social sciences or a related discipline, and preferably two years' development-related work experience. Applications must be accompanied by a detailed, two-page personal statement.
Autumn term: Foundations of participation; ideas in development and policy, evidence and practice, and one from sociology, anthropology and the development conundrum; empowering society. Spring term: Designing critical enquiry into practice, action learning and constructivist research. You choose 30 credits from a range of 15- and 30-credit modules; 30-credit modules may include: Competing in the global economy; democracy and development; health and development; sustainability and policy processes: issues in agriculture, environment and health; poverty, policy and programmes; 15-credit modules may include: Aid and poverty; analysing poverty, vulnerability and inequality; climate change and development; decentralisation and local government; emerging powers and international development; global governance; impact evaluation; management of public finance; nutrition; politics of implementing gender and development; poverty, violence and conflict; reflective practice and social change; unruly politics. Summer term: You work on your dissertation and a work-based placement.
Assessment develops your capacity to reflect, self-evaluate, and monitor your own learning in consultation with your supervisor. Methods will include written assignments, a learning plan, module participation, progress reports, portfolio items and presentations, and individual and peer-review sessions, as well as a 15,000-word synthesis paper.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 14,450 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 14,450 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 14,450 per Year 1 (Scotland)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 14,450 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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