University of East Anglia

Master Impact Evaluation for International Development - Máster en Impacto Medioambiental en Desarrollo Internacional

University of East Anglia
  • Imparte:
  • Modalidad:
    Presencial en Norwich
  • Precio:
    UK/EU Students: £7,000 (full-time)
    International Students: £15,800 (full-time)
  • Comienzo:
    Septiembre 2019
  • Lugar:
    University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park
    Norwich NR4 7TJ
    Reino Unido
  • Duración:
    1 Año
  • Idioma:
    El Master se imparte en Inglés
  • Titulación:
    MSc Impact Evaluation for International Development

Presentación

This programme is offered either full and part time basis.
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.

Requisitos

Degree Subject Social Science Degree Classification 2.1 or equivalent Special Entry Requirements Basic statistics skills are essential
Entry Requirement
Basic statistics skills are a requirement. A pre-sessional 2-week long statistics course, offered by the university, is mandatory for all students and the cost is included in the overall fee for the course.

Applicants should normally have a good first degree from a recognised higher education institution. The University will also take into account the employment experience of applicants where relevant. All applicants are required to have a statistical background.

It is normal for undergraduate students to apply for entry to postgraduate programmes in their final year of study. Applicants who have not yet been awarded a degree may be offered a place conditional on their attaining a particular class of degree.

Students for whom English is a Foreign language
We welcome applications from students whose first language is not English. To ensure such students benefit from postgraduate study, we require evidence of proficiency in English. Our usual entry requirements are as follows:

IELTS: 6.5 (minimum 6.0 in all components)
PTE (Pearson): 62 (minimum 55 in all components)
Test dates should be within two years of the course start date.

Programa

Compulsory Study (180 credits)
Students must study the following modules for 80 credits:

APPLIED METHODS FOR IMPACT EVALUATION
ECONOMETRIC METHODS FOR DEVELOPMENT
MSC IN IMPACT EVALUATION FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT: EXAM
WELFARE AND EVALUATION IN DEVELOPMENT

Option A Study (40 credits)
Students will select 40 credits from the following modules:

DEVELOPMENT WORK PLACEMENT
DISSERTATION

Option B Study (0-40 credits)
Students will select 0 - 40 credits from the following modules:

Autumn Semester Recommended Options. Students will select a total of 60 credits across Option Ranges B, C, D and G. This must include at least 20 credits from Semester 1 (Option Ranges B and C) and at least 20 credits from Semester 2 (Option Ranges D and G).

CRITICAL ISSUES IN DEVELOPMENT PRACTICE
INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION FOR DEVELOPMENT
MICROECONOMICS OF DEVELOPMENT
PERSPECTIVES ON GLOBALISATION
RESEARCH TECHNIQUES AND ANALYSIS
RURAL LIVELIHOODS AND AGRARIAN CHANGE
WATER SECURITY - CONCEPTS

Option C Study (0-40 credits)
Students will select 0 - 40 credits from the following modules:

Autumn Semester Other Options. Students will select a total of 60 credits across Option Ranges B, C, D and G. This must include at least 20 credits from Semester 1 (Option Ranges B and C) and at least 20 credits from Semester 2 (Option Ranges D and G).

DEVELOPMENT PERSPECTIVES
GENDER PERSPECTIVES IN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
SOCIAL ANALYSIS FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
UNDERSTANDING GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE

Option D Study (0-40 credits)
Students will select 0 - 40 credits from the following modules:

Spring Semester Recommended Options. Students will select a total of 60 credits across Option Ranges B, C, D and G. This must include at least 20 credits from Semester 1 (Option Ranges B and C) and at least 20 credits from Semester 2 (Option Ranges D and G).

ADVANCED QUALITATIVE RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS
CONFLICT, CIVIL WARS AND PEACE
CRITICAL ISSUES IN DEVELOPMENT PRACTICE 2
ECONOMIC POLICY ANALYSIS
EDUCATIONAL POLICY AND PRACTICE FOR DEVELOPMENT
GENDER DIVERSITY AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT
GLOBALISATION, BUSINESS AND DEVELOPMENT
GLOBALISED AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SYSTEMS
HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT
MACROECONOMICS OF DEVELOPMENT
MEDIA AND DEVELOPMENT IN PRACTICE
TOOLS AND SKILLS IN ENVIRONMENT AND DEVELOPMENT

Option G Study (0-40 credits)
Students will select 0 - 40 credits from the following modules:

Spring Semester Other Options. Students will select a total of 60 credits across Option Ranges B, C, D and G. This must include at least 20 credits from Semester 1 (Option Ranges B and C) and at least 20 credits from Semester 2 (Option Ranges D and G).

CONTEMPORARY WORLD DEVELOPMENT
POLITICAL ECOLOGY

Salidas profesionales

A career in international development can take you in all kinds of directions such as a policy maker, non-governmental official, consultant or research institute staff – all of which can be involved in impact evaluations.

Previous graduates have gone on to work for the British High Commission in Ghana, UNITAR in Japan, the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, and PhD studies in related fields.

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