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Postgraduate Courses

MSc International Development Management

The MSc International Development Management offers you the chance to learn the key skills and to develop an informed and critical stance on the challenges facing the development sector.

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Postgraduate Courses

MRes

Whether you’re a recent graduate with an interest in research, or are already in practice with a research question that you wish to investigate, this MRes will push you towards the forefront of your field. Throughout the course, you’ll develop the knowledge and skills you need to successfully complete a piece of Master’s level research. You’ll explore and become practiced in a range of advanced research methods, and benefit from the expert guidance of a specialist supervisor in your particular field of interest.

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MA Media and International Development

Get to grips with a fascinating subject on this innovative programme. You’ll address current theories, practice and research surrounding the relationship between media and development, and you’ll have the freedom to choose from a wide range of specialist optional modules and training courses. This Masters programme has three specialist modules - Media and International Development (MID), Media and Development in Practice (MADIP) and Global Media Studies (GMS). This core content is taught by specialist staff with expertise in media and development across a range of thematic areas including refugees and communication, humanitarian journalism, charity campaigns and more. Past graduates have gone on to work in a range of fields including humanitarian communication, NGO communications, development journalism, media development, journalism and academia.

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MA International Social Development

Take on the challenge of social development issues such as vulnerability, resilience, gender inequality, education and health. These fascinating topics are at the forefront of global development goals, and on the agendas of key international development agencies such as theUN and the World Bank. You’ll have the opportunity to learn about theory, analytical skills and practices, which inform more appropriate and effective social development interventions. You’ll also be able to add professional skills and work experience to your academic learning, for example by taking an internship in the summer with a social development organisation, and by taking one or more of our professional training workshops. You’ll graduate with the skills, and – if you choose the work placement option – relevant experience, to work in a range of social development fields and organisations, from the community level to project design and policy.

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MA International Development

On this MA, you’ll benefit from a multidisciplinary approach to international development, drawing from areas such as politics, economics, anthropology, philosophy, sociology, geography, and environmental science. You’ll discover the importance of historical context when trying to make sense of current development challenges. You’ll also discover how to fully get to grips with international development issues by viewing them as a complex interrelation between society, economics, politics and the environment.

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MSc Impact Evaluation for International Development

Do you have an interest in designing and implementing development projects and programmes? How about researching development effectiveness? Or would you like to develop and enhance your skills for undertaking high quality rigorous impact evaluations? Impact evaluation has become an important tool in development policy making. Multilateral and bilateral donor agencies and developing country governments are now committed to funding and utilising high quality impact evaluation, and taking this Master’s will support your career path. You’ll get to grips with the basics of modern evidence-based policy-making and impact evaluation, including the contexts and practices of evaluation, research design and more advanced methods of quantitative and qualitative analysis.

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MA Globalisation, Business and Sustainable Development

Gain comprehensive knowledge in the field of globalisation, business and sustainable development and equip yourself with the necessary skills to pursue a career in this fascinating area.

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MA Gender Analysis in International Development

There’s never been a more apt time to study gender and its effect on international development. You’ll explore a number of fascinating topics including concepts used in gender analysis of development, social justice, gender and power, and poverty and inequality. You’ll also tackle gendered approaches to social and human development such as capabilities, social exclusion, human rights, violence, religion and identities.

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MSc Environment and International Development

Are you a natural resource specialist or agriculturalist? Seize your chance to take an MSc that offers a unique interdisciplinary approach. You’ll consider natural processes, social issues and political implications to give you the ultimate viewpoint. The interaction between environment and development is studied through analysing policy processes at local, national and international levels.

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MA Education and Development

Prepare for a career in a range of areas, including educational policy and programming in developing countries, government departments, and national and international development agencies. UEA is the perfect place to help you gain that all-important competitive edge. And this course will help you to shine. You’ll become part of a community dedicated to excellence and to making a difference on a local, national, and global scale.

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MSc Development Economics

Explore the complexity of economic development with an approach that’s both analytically rigorous and problem and policy oriented. On this MSc you’ll learn to apply rigorous economic analyses to real-world problems like poverty and underdevelopment to identify effective policies.

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MA Conflict, Governance and International Development

Gain comprehensive knowledge in the field of international development and equip yourself with the necessary skills to pursue a career in this engaging area. You’ll specialise in the area of conflict and governance as you discover the challenges faced by states experiencing endemic political instability, violent civil conflict, gross human rights abuses and acute crises of governance.

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MSc Climate Change and International Development

If you work in international development and climate change policy and practice, this is the course to further your career. You’ll address multiple dimensions including international policy frameworks on climate change such as urban climate change governance, adaptation and mitigation choices and pathways, linking climate change mitigation and development, carbon trade, climate change and poverty reduction, trade-offs and synergies, and local responses to extreme events and disasters.

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MA Agriculture and Rural Development

Gain an overview of agriculture, rural livelihoods, rural policy and politics. You’ll strengthen your analytical prowess and graduate with a set of widely transferable skills. Focus on the dynamic interactions between local livelihoods and agriculture as a globalised industry.

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MA Agriculture and Rural Development

Gain an overview of agriculture, rural livelihoods, rural policy and politics. You’ll strengthen your analytical prowess and graduate with a set of widely transferable skills.

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Undergraduate Courses

BA Media and International Development

You’ll study both media and international development on this innovative course, and the relationship between them. The media are important to all aspects of international development, from promoting political participation, raising public awareness about key social issues affecting our increasingly globalised world, to facilitating the flow of information within and across borders. At the same time, the media are central to encouraging charitable donations, promoting human rights and delivering public health messages during emergencies. This course will enable you to bring an international outlook to a career in media. You’ll also be able to bring an in depth understanding of media to a career in international development.

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Undergraduate Courses

BA International Development with Politics

This innovative degree programme combines the study of politics with interdisciplinary approaches to international development. You’ll study a range of topics including the politics of poverty, inequality, conflict and democracy and how governments, international development agencies, NGOs and social movements influence political, economic and social change. You also get to choose from a range of options with the School of International Development, and in other departments.

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BSc International Development and the Environment

On this course you’ll study the key themes in environmental and natural resource management. How do we understand and measure environmental change? What do we mean by good environmental governance? How do we achieve both sustainable development and sustainable environmental management? How can our understanding of these areas influence environment and development policy, human rights and other elements that collectively determine the wellbeing of individuals and communities?

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BA International Development with Economics

There are incredible differences between rich and poor countries. Being born in one of the richest nations can increase your life expectancy by up to 30 years and your earning potential up to 100 times compared to someone born in one of the poorest. On this degree you’ll learn to contribute effectively to development policy and practice, particularly where economics is the dominant specialty.

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BA International Development with Anthropology

Explore how people live, understand and interact within different societies, and how international development affects social change. Study different aspects of cultural diversity whilst examining the impact of international development on economic growth and social and cultural transformation.

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BA International Development Management

This three year course offers career-focused professional training, delivered by people with first hand development experience, in a department at the cutting edge of development policy and practice.

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BA Geography and International Development

You’ll study geography in depth and apply your knowledge and analysis to issues in international development.

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Foundation Year

BA Geography and International Development with Foundation Year

Combine the study of human geography with international development to learn how to tackle the biggest challenges facing the modern world – poverty and inequality, food security, climate change, conflict, global governance, sustainability and migration.

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Undergraduate Courses

BA International Development

Combine the study of human geography with international development. Learn how to tackle the biggest challenges facing the modern world – poverty and inequality, food security, climate change, conflict, global governance, sustainability and migration. You’ll study geography in depth and apply your knowledge and analysis to issues in international development. The course emphasises academic rigour and technical skills, whilst building your employability. You’ll gain practical skills training, field experience, and IT skills including in Geographical Information Systems (GIS).

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Foundation Year

BA International Development with a Foundation Year

You will start your degree with a foundation year to help you develop the skills and knowledge you will need to succeed, exploring global challenges, such as migration, climate change and population growth, and being supported to learn and study effectively.

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