University of Sussex
Globalisation 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. Applicants with experience or knowledge of private-sector engagement are also welcome to apply. Applications must be accompanied by a detailed, 2-page personal statement.
Autumn term: Business as a development actor; ideas in development and policy, evidence and practice; managing globalisation. Spring term: Competing in the Global Economy and 3 15-credit modules from: Action research and participatory methods; 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; law and development; management of public finance; nutrition; poverty, violence and conflict; qualitative and ethnographic research methods; qualitative and quantitative research methods; reflective practice and social change; sexuality, masculinity and development; unruly politics. 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||October 2016||-||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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