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Poverty 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

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Poverty reduction is the ultimate measure of development effectiveness. On this Poverty and Development MA, you gain the knowledge and skills to engage with the design, implementation and assessment of national and international efforts to reduce poverty.

Through an interdisciplinary lens, you’ll develop a:

  • sound understanding of the main theories of development and poverty reduction in development
  • solid grounding in the concepts and skills needed to engage in debates on poverty and development.

This course is taught at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS).

CAREERS

IDS postgraduates are working to define and solve some of the most pressing global challenges. They are well prepared for academic research and work in:

  • national governments
  • development organisations
  • the Civil Service
  • civil-society organisations
  • universities across the world.

Application deadline

01 September 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,500per 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

    42nd

  • Campus address

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

Situated on the sunny South Coast, the iconic city of Brighton is only one hour from London with excellent travel links to both Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
The sector leading business school offers a complete understanding of management, owing to Sussex’s interest in policy and expertise in science and technology.
One of the most international universities in the UK, Sussex welcomes students to join its friendly community of 150+ nationalities.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    25th out of 105 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    137 71%

    29th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60 60%

    20th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    63rd

    3

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