University of Birmingham

Master in International Development - Máster en Desarrollo Internacional

University of Birmingham
  • Imparte:
  • Modalidad:
    Distancia
  • Precio:
    £11,070 (Masters)
    £7,380 (PG Diploma)
  • Comienzo:
    Septiembre 2017
  • Lugar:
    Se imparte a Distancia
  • Duración:
    2 Años
  • Idioma:
    El Curso se imparte en Inglés
  • Titulación:
    International Development by distance learning MSc/PGDip
  • Otras Convocatorias:

    Presentación

    Study from anywhere in the world with practitioners in government, civil society and the private sector, as well as with people new to development.

    Requisitos

    MSc/PGDip:

    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 reading English. For those whose first language is not English, evidence of this capacity is required.
    Applicants should reach at least level 6.5 in the IELTS.
    Degrees from all disciplines are considered and a candidate’s work experience can also be taken into consideration.

    Objetivos

    This programme is designed to provide students with an understanding of the evolution of thinking and practice in international development over the last fifty to sixty years.

    Programa

    This main pathway is designed for flexibility, allowing you to choose five out of the six 20-credit modules from a list of options:

    Critical Approaches to Development (20 credits) – critically examine development theories and their application
    Choice of optional modules (100 credits) – choose five modules from the following 20 credit modules:

    Conflict in Developing Countries
    Development Management
    Development Politics
    Disability and Development (Distance Learning)
    Introduction to Development Projects
    Making Policy
    Managing Public Money
    NGOs in a Changing International Context
    Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Development
    Public Management and Leadership
    Public Sector Reform and Development
    Rural Poverty and Development
    Social Analysis of Poverty and Development
    Urban Poverty and Development
    Dissertation (60 credits, MSc only) – pursue in-depth research with support from a dissertation supervisor. For distance learning students we recommend desk-based research.

    The programme begins with a two week online induction module (non-accredited); and the dissertation work is preceded by a two week online research methods module (again, non-accredited).

    Salidas profesionales

    This programme tends to recruit studentswho are either currently working for, or plan to work for, ngos, aid donors,the public service sector, etc.

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