MSc International Development

University of Birmingham

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Our MSc in International Development allows you to explore the challenges facing developing and developed countries in the fight against global poverty, as well as to understand the promise and problems of proposed approaches to poverty reduction.You will explore theories of development in historical context from 1945 up to the present day in a single compulsory module. The theories are then applied to contemporary development approaches and issues. Throughout, the emphasis is on you developing ... READ MORE

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Full time | University of Birmingham | 12 months | SEP-23

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14th
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21st

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SEP-23
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12 months

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An upper second-class Honours degree or equivalent from an approved university or an equivalent professional qualification in a relevant field (the equivalent US Grade Point Average is 3.2) or A lower second-class Honours degree from an approved university with excellent work experience. Degrees from all disciplines are considered and a candidate's work experience can also be taken into consideration.

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11 Apr 21

MSc International Development

The modules are world class but they need to take more modules related to international development. It should provide...

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University of Birmingham

Edgbaston Birmingham
B15 2TT United Kingdom Nearest train station: University   0.2 miles away

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