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Globalisation, Business and Development MA

University of Sussex

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of Sussex

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

We believe business plays a significant role in providing solutions to the many local, national, and global developmental challenges we face today - particularly in the age of globalisation.

Based at IDS, you will examine the key elements of business operations and their growing relevance to international development.

You will gain an in-depth understanding of economic power shifts and rapid technological transformation amid global inequalities. You will develop the analytical and practical skills needed to understand globalisation processes and their drivers, and to participate in the formulation of policies for sustainable development.

Careers

Our graduates are well prepared for PhD research and careers in a wide range of organisations including:

  • bilateral agencies such as the Department for International Development (DFID) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
  • international organisations such as UNIDO, UNCTAD, ILO
  • development banks.

Careers in the private sector and in corporate social responsibility and social enterprises, as well as in NGOs and the media are also open to our graduates.

Application deadline

01 September 2022

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 18,975per year

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

University information

University of Sussex

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    University of Sussex, Sussex House, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN1 9RH, England

The city of Brighton & Hove is world famous for its openness and inclusivity. The city is only one hour from London and 30 minutes from Gatwick airport.
With world-leading development courses and highly regarded business programmes, Sussex has a reputation for expertise in sustainability and innovation.
A university with an international reputation, Sussex welcomes students to its friendly community of academics and students of over 150 nationalities.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    35th out of 124 10

    36th out of 105 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    134 62%

    41st

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68.0 68%

    36th

    22
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.75 75%

    79th

    11
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    127 59%

    34th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54.0 54%

    41st

    21
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.67 73%

    66th

    3

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