University of Birmingham

Master in Development Management (Aid Management) - Máster en Cooperación al Desarrollo

University of Birmingham
  • Imparte:
  • Modalidad:
    Presencial en Birmingham
  • Precio:
    £7,650 FT (Home/EU students)
    £3,825 PT (Home/EU students)
    £14,850 FT (Overseas students)
  • Comienzo:
    Septiembre 2017
  • Lugar:
    Birmingham B15 2TT
    Reino Unido
  • Duración:
    1 Año
  • Idioma:
    El Curso se imparte en Inglés
  • Titulación:
    Development Management (Aid Management) MSc/GDip

Presentación

International aid enters every debate about international governance, including climate change, security, debt, fairer international trade, corruption and poverty reduction. This programme provides a clear understanding of current issues and methods of analysis in aid management, as well as practical skills in aid management, against a background of analysis of the politics and economics of development.

The programme includes subjects such as the reform of aid management, financial management and aid, conditionality, evaluating aid, the role of NGOs and the future of aid. This specialist pathway will be of particular interest to aid managers from recipient countries and donor agencies, as well as to graduates seeking to work for donor agencies, NGOs or recipient countries.

Requisitos

MSc:

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 3.0) or
A lower second-class Honours degree from an approved university with excellent work experience.
Adequate capacity in written and spoken English (More information).
Degrees from all disciplines are considered and a candidate´s work experience can also be taken into consideration.
Graduate Diploma:

A lower second-class Honours degree or equivalent from an approved university or an equivalent professional qualification in a relevant field is normally required. However, work experience can also be taken into consideration.
Adequate capacity in written and spoken English

International students:
English language requirements

You can satisfy our English language requirements in two ways:

by holding an English language qualification to the right level
by taking and successfully completing one of our English courses for international students

Programa

This degree comprises the following modules:

Compulsory core module:

20 credits - Development Management
20 credits - Aid Politics and Policy
60 credits - Dissertation – you focus in depth on a topic of particular interest, with support from a dissertation supervisor (MSc only)
20 credits from the following:

20 credits - Introduction to Development Projects
20 credits - Making Policy
60 credits from the following:

20 credits - Conflict in Developing Countries
20 credits - Conflict Humanitarian Aid and Social Reconstruction
20 credits - Critical Approaches to Development
20 credits - Development Politics
20 credits - Disability and Development
20 credits - Gender and Development
20 credits - Governance and State Building in Developing Countries
20 credits - Human Resources / Managing People in Times of Global Changes
20 credits - Introduction to Development Projects
20 credits - Introduction to Disaster Management
20 credits - Making Policy
20 credits - Managing Public Money
20 credits - Non-Governmental Organisations in a Changing International Context
20 credits - Post Conflict Reconstruction and Development
20 credits - Poverty Inequality Interventions and Approaches
20 credits - Public Economic Management
20 credits - Public Management and Leadership
20 credits - Public Sector Reform and Development
20 credits - Religion and Development
20 credits - Rural Poverty and Development
20 credits - Social Analysis of Inequality, Poverty and Development
20 credits - State and City in Europe and Asia
20 credits - Transforming Development for Sustainability
20 credits - Urban Poverty and Development
Optional modules from the School of Government and Society are also available (subject to departmental policies). See the module choices in:

Department of Political Science and International Studies
Institute of Local government Studies

Salidas profesionales

This specialist pathway enables those working in aid management from recipient countries and donor agencies, as well as graduates seeking to work for donor agencies, NGOs or recipient countries, to acquire essential knowledge and skills for career development within this area.

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