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International Development and Education MA

Newcastle University

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Newcastle University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

The International Development and Education MA will provide you with the skills and knowledge in order for you to undertake a career in the field and/or continue on to further study through a PhD.

The course uses a multidisciplinary approach to international development. It considers contemporary global change through various perspectives, including:

social
political
historical
environmental
economic

The SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) run through the modules. This provides a contemporary stance on where the world stands today at building a better world for people and our planet by 2030. An understanding of current debates around how education contributes to the development process will be gained and explored.

Learning through case studies will cultivate your ability to think critically about development issues. You will explore data using secondary sources and also carry out your own research study through our unique placement module. This extends your learning into the field of development and education allowing hands on experience that provides a unique opportunity to co-create and co-develop impactful change.

The lecturers on this Masters are experts in the field and advise on policy around global challenges. The research carried out here at Newcastle University around development is world leading.

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 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

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    22nd out of 78 4

    24th out of 85 2

    24th out of 102 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    153 69%

    24th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    91 91%

    5th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.76 75%

    72nd

    19
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    149 68%

    23rd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    11th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    35th

    6
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    136 69%

    29th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    30th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    57th

    15

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