Practising Sustainable Development, ICT4D (England)

Sustainable Development, or development that balances economic, social, and environmental aspects, is one of the greatest challenges of our time. Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) can be powerful tools in helping to achieve sustainable development. The ICT for development (ICT4D) specialism is a new strand within the established and highly […]

Development Studies (England)

The one year MA in Development Studies provides a solid grounding in international development concepts, theories and approaches. Students are equipped with the analytical and practical skills they need to engage critically in development issues and debates from a interdisciplinary perspective, and to work across the intersections of development policy, […]

Poverty and Development (England)

(England)During the three terms there are four compulsory courses and two shorter options. These are taught through lectures and group tutorials and assessed through term papers of 3-5,000 words. Students also write a 10,000 word dissertation on an aspect of poverty reduction. All students will have a personal supervisor from […]

Science, Society & Development (England)

Focusing on such pressing practical and policy questions in health, environment and agriculture, this programme provides students with a solid grounding in development concepts and theories, in combination with an understanding of the politics and governance of scientific knowledge and policy processes. Through exploring a combination of theoretical and practical […]

Governance & Development (England)

The MA Governance and Development provides students with a theoretically informed understanding of debates on governance, enhancing their capacity to develop and implement policies in NGOs and public organisations. The programme aims to cover both the ‘state-centric’ and ‘societal’ aspects of governance, although the primary focus is on the functioning […]

Participation, Power & Social Change (England)

The MA Participation, Power and Social Change (MAP) is a unique 18-month programme providing experienced development workers and social activists with the opportunity to critically reflect on their practice and develop their knowledge and skills while continuing to work or volunteer for most of this period.

Development Studies (The Netherlands)

The ISS offers a programme of studies leading to a Masters degree in Development Studies. With a strong focus on training in the theory and methods relevant to development studies, the MA programme intends to equip graduates with the skills to apply new insights in policy analysis in a practical […]

International Affairs (United States)

Study in Communication and Development stresses the use of communication to promote and support positive social development. The curriculum includes interdisciplinary perspectives on national development, area studies, and training in applied research methods, as described below. Students select an area of specialisation from a variety of options such as campaign […]

Communication for Social & Behaviour Change (Jamaica)

This programme provides students with a foundation in theory, research methods, and practice. It prepares participants to conceptualise, design, manage, and evaluate evidence-based strategic programmes for social and behaviour change. A range of challenges and opportunities are addressed, including the environment, climate change, disaster preparedness, and responses to the crisis […]

Gender & Development (England)

This programme is one of the longest running and most popular programmes on gender and development in the world. It is taught jointly with the School of Social and Cultural Studies at the University of Sussex. It situates the study of gender and development within an academic social science framework, […]