University of Sussex
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, and two from empowering society; introduction to development economics; sociology, anthropology and the development conundrum. Spring term: you choose 60 credits from a range of 15- and 30-credit modules (one of which must be a 30-credit module): 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. Spring and summer terms: You take the 15-credit module introduction to research to help you prepare for your dissertation. 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 courses, examinations, as well as 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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