University of Sussex
Science, Society and Development
A 1st- or upper 2nd-Class undergraduate Honours degree in the social sciences or a related discipline, and preferably 2 years' development-related work experience. Applications must be accompanied by a detailed, 2-page personal statement.
Autumn term: Ideas in development and policy, evidence and practice; science, knowledge and the politics of development; science, power and institutions. Spring term: Sustainability and policy processes 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 primarily through term papers of 3,000-5,000 words, coursework assignments, presentations, practical exercises and, for some modules, examinations, as well as a final 10,000-word dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 13,750 per Year 1 (England)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 13,750 per Year 1 (International)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 13,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 13,750 per Year 1 (Scotland)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 13,750 per Year 1 (Wales)||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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