MSc - Master of Science
University of St Andrews
The MSc in International Development Practice explores the theory of international development work as well as applied skills commonly needed for international development careers.
International development seeks to enable a global reduction in poverty and improvement in human health and wellbeing. On the MSc in International Development Practice, you will explore the theoretical and practical aspects of international development work.
Aimed at students intending to follow a career in international development.
Introduces key topics in development studies, providing a broad-based overview of the field.
Interdisciplinary character helps you to develop a more rounded understanding of international development questions and concepts.
Applied components provide a bridge between the theory of development studies and the real-world challenges faced by development practitioners.
Integrated training programme connects your academic learning with the development of personal and professional competencies.
The MSc in International Development Practice is distinguished by its interdisciplinary character and an emphasis on applied skills that will be of particular value if you are looking to follow a career in international development.
International development is inherently interdisciplinary. On this MSc subject experts from across the University explore how different academic disciplines understand the character and process of international development.
In this way, you will engage with critical perspectives on the nature of development and international development strategies. You will be encouraged to develop a more rounded, interdisciplinary understanding of international development questions and concepts and learn how to critically discuss development interventions from multiple disciplinary perspectives.
The University of St Andrews’ global reputation makes its graduates highly valued by employers. The MSc in International Development Practice is aimed at students intending to follow a career in international development, and you will develop skills commonly needed in international development work.
In addition to broadening your subject knowledge and applying established techniques of research and enquiry, you will develop and demonstrate essential skills including:
- critical thinking and creativity
- analysis and appraisal
- problem solving and decision making
- personal leadership and project management
- interpersonal communication and team working.
- United States
- Antigua & Barbuda
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Burkina Faso
- Cabo Verde
- Central African Republic
- Congo (Democratic Republic)
- Costa Rica
- Czech Republic
- Dominican Republic
- East Timor
- El Salvador
- Equatorial Guinea
- Hong Kong
- Ivory Coast
- Korea DPR (North Korea)
- Marshall Islands
- New Zealand
- Northern Ireland
- Palestinian Authority
- Papua New Guinea
- Puerto Rico
- Republic of Ireland
- San Marino
- Sao Tome and Principe
- Saudi Arabia
- Sierra Leone
- Solomon Islands
- South Africa
- South Korea
- South Sudan
- Sri Lanka
- St Vincent
- St. Kitts & Nevis
- St. Lucia
- Trinidad & Tobago
- United Kingdom
- Vatican City
- Western Samoa
£ 25,450per year
Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.
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