The University of Bradford

International Development Management

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Rank: 69 (TCUG)

Location: Main Site

Website: www.bradford.ac.uk

Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2019/09/01

Duration: -

Intl fees: £15650


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69

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61

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Description

This degree is at the cutting edge of development theory, policy and management. It provides students with the critical and analytical skills to enable them to operate effectively in international development environments. Covering macro and micro level perspectives, the course offers rich insights into the challenges of contemporary development theory, policy and management. The course is structured around the compulsory core modules of International Development Theory and International Development Policy, with flexibility built in through the optional course units chosen by students to meet their own objectives and interests.

The objectives of the course are to provide an integrated, cross-disciplinary framework for the postgraduate study of development. The unifying focus of the course is the analysis of strategies for overcoming poverty. Students will gain knowledge of different development paradigms and an awareness of their evolution. Students are encouraged to develop comparative perspectives (between different regions/countries, disciplinary approaches, schools of thought) and through individual study, seminars and written assignments to develop their knowledge and critical and analytical skills in this field.

Rankings
Politics at Bradford is ranked 45th in the UK in The Complete University Guide University Subject Tables 2019 for its undergraduate courses. These rankings also place Bradford in the top 20 in the UK for graduate prospects.

Our postgraduate politics courses were ranked 2nd in the UK for employability in the 2018 Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES).

Requirements

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree (2.2 Honours or above) UK system or comparative result if outside UK. The University also gives serious consideration to applicants with non-traditional backgrounds and take relevant social science work experience into consideration. Level of English required for non-native speakers: IELTS at 6.0 or the equivalent (with sub-tests not lower then 5.5).

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.0 (with no sub-test less than 5.5)


Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for The University of Bradford.

About this university

International students

Students travel from around 130 different countries to study at Bradford and there are an average of 70 different languages spoken. The university has an International Office who are the first port of call for international students and are available to help with matters such as visas and immigration as well as English language support for those to whom English isn’t a main language. They can also assist with accommodation in and around the university, though if applied in time, international students are guaranteed a place. The website also contains country-specific information for those considering applying to the university. All students are automatically a member of the University of Bradford’s Students Union (UBU). The union also operates a shop, bars and advice services as well as a radio station, a cinema, a newspaper and a range of entertainment facilities. It is based in the new Student Central building on the main city campus. There are a wide range of activities and clubs on offer for students and there is a unique Fitness and lifestyle Centre on campus. This has a range of fitness equipment, a 25-metre pool and a climbing wall. The sports clubs on campus are the most popular and relate to a range of main sports. Other areas to get involved with include media and entertainment, volunteering around the larger community and student democracy issues that are at the heart of the student union.

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