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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    Mile End

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The Global Development MRes is a pre-doctoral training version of the MA in Global Development. Explore the connections (and disconnections) between countries of the Global North and the Global South. Consider alternative future possibilities for international development, combining thinking on development, economic geography, political economy, labour studies and social change.

  • A pre-doctoral training programme taught in conjunction with the London Interdisciplinary Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership (LISS DTP)
  • This MRes is an approved pathway for ESRC funding, enabling students to apply for ESRC 1+3 funding to cover the MRes and a PhD
  • Gain a detailed understanding of development practices and experiences within different sites and spaces of the Global North and South
  • Develop field-based research skills through a field trip to Mumbai or Malaysia
  • An MA version of this course is also available

Facilities

  • Geospatial analysis, remote sensing and environmental modelling software and computing facilities
  • Field equipment and laboratory facilities to analyse environmental samples, the River Laboratory, a micromorphology and micropalaeontology suite and a luminescence dating laboratory
  • Learning resources and libraries at Queen Mary, the University of London and other collections such as the British Library

Career paths

Our students have gone on to undertake roles in governmental and non-governmental organisations, civil society, and academic research. This course is ideal if you want to go on to further doctoral research training through the LISS DTP Programme.

You will be well-placed to enter governmental, non-governmental organisations, civil society and academic research roles. Graduates have gone on to PhD studies, and have gained positions as:

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Tuition fees

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£ 18,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Queen Mary University of London

  • University League Table

    35th

  • Campus address

    Queen Mary University of London, Admissions and Recruitment Office, Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, E1 4NS, England

Queen Mary students can enjoy the security and friendliness of a campus, with guaranteed first-year accommodation, in one of the world’s most exciting cities.
Queen Mary is a truly global university. It has students and staff from over 160 countries, and has sites in London, China, Malta and Paris.
Research at Queen Mary is world-leading across disciplines, with academics making a major impact across all subject areas.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    25th out of 78 5

    32nd out of 85

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    156 70%

    21st

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%

    40th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    33rd

    24
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    141 64%

    30th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    34th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.82 76%

    69th

    3

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