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The University of Manchester

International Development: Globalisation, Trade and Industry

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Rank: 11 (UKEAS)

Location: Main Site

Website: www.manchester.ac.uk

Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2021/09/01

Duration: 12 months

Intl fees: £20500


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11
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Description

University of Manchester has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

MSc International Development: Globalisation, Trade and Industry is a coherent, interdisciplinary and applied course that analyses industrial development strategies and international trade policies and their implications for developmental processes.The changing dynamics of cross-border trade, finance and labour are fundamentally affecting how developed and developing countries relate to each other. This course will convey to you a variety of analytic perspectives on contemporary issues relating to globalisation, international trade policy, industrial development, and their development consequences.You will benefit from exposure to world-renowned and innovate research at The University of Manchester, plus extensive interactions with policy actors and practitioners, factory visits and an international field trip.

Requirements

Entry requirements

We require a UK bachelor's degree with a First or Upper Second classification or the overseas equivalent, in any discipline. When assessing your academic record we take into account the grades you have achieved, your academic references and the standing of the institution where you studied your qualification.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 7.0 (speaking and writing 6.5 and no other element below 6.0)


Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for The University of Manchester.

About this university

International students

Students attend the university from over 150 countries around the world and there are various systems in place to help them adapt to their new life. The Student Immigration Team is a dedicated team in place to help with support and advice regarding immigration and visas and are based at the Student Services Centre. The student support centre is a single contact point for all students to help with matters such as finances, examinations, graduation and other matters. There is also help and advice on hand for matter such as integration into the community, learning English and making the most of the time in the UK. The centre of student life is the Students Union (UMIST), which formed at the same time as the university was created in 2004. It is run by an eight-member team rather than a single president. The athletics Union is responsible for the sports clubs within the university and there are over 80 health and fitness classes in addition to 44 sports clubs. There are around 250 societies and clubs in total across many areas of interest including a student run newspaper, radio station, a fundraising organisation, a volunteer project and across the arts and politics arena.

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