The University of Cambridge

Education (Globalisation and International Development)

Cambridge University
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Rank: 1 (TCUG)

Location: Cambridge University

Website: https://www.cam.ac.uk

Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2020/10/01

Duration: -


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Description

Students joining this course will: benefit from teaching by internationally renowned Faculty staff who are actively involved in cutting-edge research and policy advice; closely engage with the work of the Research for Equitable Access and Learning centre (REAL) and the Faculty’s Education Equality and Development Academic Research Group; join a select group of no more than 25 students per year; experience a teaching approach that promotes active, participatory, inclusive and research-oriented pedagogy; enjoy personalised support and mentoring through one-to-one supervision; connect with a friendly and vibrant community from across the world; benefit from access to research groups and networks across the University of Cambridge; and develop skills for employability across a range of organisations working on globalisation and international development.

Requirements

Entry requirements

Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK 2.1 Honours degree or international equivalent. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.5 (with a minimum 7.0 in each component) or equivalent.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 7.0


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About this university

International students

Some 11% of students attending Cambridge come from outside the UK and there are more than 60 countries normally represented. The International Student Team are found within the Student Operations of the Academic Division and are available to help international students with all aspects of their time at Cambridge. They are available to assist students with manners such as visas and other legal paperwork, international funding programs as well as helping them adjust when they arrive at the university. The Cambridge University Students Union (CUSU) is the department responsible for the organisation and monitoring of life outside the classroom and all students are automatically members when arriving at Cambridge. One of the centrepieces of student life at Cambridge are the formal dinners that take place in Formal Hall during term while May Balls are held after exam period in May. Student run societies exist across a wide spectrum of interests and there are some 750 registered with the CUSU. The Cambridge Union Society is focused on debating and public speaking and is the oldest free speech society in the world. The comedy club, Footlights, is known for producing famous show business personalities. There are also newspaper and radio projects. Of the many sports on offer at the university, one of the most famous is rowing, with the notable races each year including the Boat Race against Oxford. Other sports range from cricket and rugby to chess. The University of Cambridge Sports Centre opened in 2013 and is the dedicated sports arena for the university.

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