University of Sussex
Poverty and Development
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: Ideas in development and policy, evidence and practice; poverty and development: disciplinary perspectives; poverty and inequality. Spring term: Poverty, policy and programmes and 2 15-credit modules from a range of options, which 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. Spring and summer terms: Introduction to research. Summer term: You work on your dissertation.
Assessment is through term papers of 3,000-5,000 words; coursework assignments; presentations; practical exercises; for some modules, examinations; a final 10,000-word dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 14,450 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 14,450 per Year 1 (Scotland)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 14,450 per Year 1 (Wales)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 14,450 per Year 1 (England)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 14,450 per Year 1 (International)||12 months|
|MA||Part-time||September 2016||-||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Sussex House||Brighton||BN1 9RH||South East|
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