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Postgraduate Certificate in Global Development

Open University

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Run at the client site in the region of United Kingdom

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    FEB-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary


In this postgraduate certificate you'll explore historical and contemporary theories about development and discuss the impact of these theories and tools in making a difference on the ground. It will give you an understanding of global development and to encourage critical reflections on ways to engage with development issues from local through to global levels. Case studies are used that will enable you to see how they can work in challenging contexts, what they might do in practice, and what tools and techniques are appropriate and useful.

Key features of the course

  • Provides the knowledge and understanding of theories and concepts to make sense of global development issues.
  • Critically engage with the leading global agenda such as sustainable development goals.
  • Reflect on your standpoint, and that of others, with respect to global development debates through effective use of evidence, communication tools and collaborations
  • Use and consider your learning to achieve your personal and professional goals.

Tuition fees

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£ 4,050overall cost

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

University information

Open University

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    Open University, Student Recruitment Team, PO Box 197, Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes, MK7 6BJ, England

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