Postgraduate; leading to a Master of Science (MSc)
- Start date: 9 September 2019
- End date: 30 September 2020
If you started this programme in 2018, you can find information about 2018 entry on the 2018 International Development Practice page. Information about all programmes from previous years of entry can be found in the archive.
One year full time; part-time study is not currently offered.
A good 2.1 Honours undergraduate degree. If you studied your first degree outside the UK, see the international entry requirements.
We welcome applications from a range of disciplinary backgrounds including (but not limited to):
- international relations
- modern languages
Applications are also welcomed from suitably qualified applicants with degrees in applied fields - such as nursing, engineering, or education - who are interested in developing a career in international development.
English language proficiency. See English language tests and qualifications.
The qualifications listed are indicative minimum requirements for entry. Some academic Schools will ask applicants to achieve significantly higher marks than the minimum. Obtaining the listed entry requirements will not guarantee you a place, as the University considers all aspects of every application including, where applicable, the writing sample, personal statement, and supporting documents.
UK and EU: £10,880
Applications should be submitted as early as possible and no later than 12 August 2019. Applicants who will require a visa to study in the UK should normally apply by June.
- CV or résumé (one page)
- personal statement explaining:
- why you have applied for this course
- how it relates to your personal or professional ambitions
- how your academic and professional background show you have the skills needed to work effectively at postgraduate level
- two original signed academic references
- academic transcripts and degree certificates
- evidence of English language proficiency (required if English is not your first language).
For more guidance, see supporting documents and references for postgraduate taught programmes.