|Study location||United Kingdom, Sheffield|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
A good 2:1 or first class honours degree in geography or a related subject
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
These should be supplied and signed by academic staff at institutions where you have studied previously. They must be presented on the official letter-headed paper of the relevant institution. If you have been out of education for the last two years, you can send one academic reference plus one from your current employer if you wish.
Engaging with the challenges of international development in today’s complex world, this course is designed to prepare you for an extraordinary career in this field.
You’ll develop skills and knowledge relating to development research and practice.
And the course includes a 10-day field class currently in Nepal or Kenya, providing hands-on experience of research.
Staff from NGOs contribute to the Professional Skills module, helping you to plan your professional development.
Ideas and Practice in International Development
Research Design and Methods in International Development
Professional Skills for Development
Dissertation with Placement
International Development Field Class, currently in either Kenya or Nepal
Understanding Environmental Change
Data, Visualisation and GIS
Key Issues in Environment and Development
Living with Climate Change in the Global South
The Political Economy of Natural Resource-led Development in the Global South
Key Issues in Global Public Health
Using Policy to Strengthen Health Systems
Cities of Diversity
Cities of ‘the South’: planning for informality
You’ll take part in a 10-day field trip where you can put your research skills into practice. Recent classes visited the West Pokot region of Kenya, urban and rural areas of Nepal, the suburbs of Cairo and India.