University of Sussex
Globalisation, Business and Development
A 1st- or upper 2nd-class undergraduate honours degree in the social sciences or a related discipline, and preferably two 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 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: 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 modules, examinations, as well as a final 10,000-word dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||GBP 14,450 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||GBP 14,450 per Year 1 (Scotland)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||GBP 14,450 per Year 1 (Wales)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||GBP 14,450 per Year 1 (England)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||GBP 14,450 per Year 1 (International)||1 years|
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