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Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized re… Read more

Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.

Development studies provide knowledge linking to global development processes and their inter-relationship from a multidisciplinary, social science perspective. Central questions that are addressed include theories of development and underdevelopment, globalisation and the international economic system, foreign assistance, North-South relations and the poverty problem.

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Washington, USA

The International Development Studies program grounds international development practitioners in the theories, policies, and skills necessary for operating at the forefront of ... +

The International Development Studies program grounds international development practitioners in the theories, policies, and skills necessary for operating at the forefront of the field. The curriculum leverages a combination of field-based research, studies in cultural contexts and ethics, and innovative practices to develop your marketable skills and experience. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Brighton, United Kingdom

Become a policy-oriented development economist in government, financial institutions, international organisations or university.

Become a policy-oriented development economist in government, financial institutions, international organisations or university. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2022
01 Aug 2022
Campus
 
Ísafjörður, Iceland

Coastal Communities and Regional Development is an international, multidisciplinary master’s program on the development of rural and remote areas in the past and in the future ... +

Coastal Communities and Regional Development is an international, multidisciplinary master’s program on the development of rural and remote areas in the past and in the future. -
Master
Full-time
18 - 24 months
English
25 Aug 2022
05 Jun 2022
Campus
 

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Manchester, United Kingdom

Study across themes of global political economy, trade, governance, inequality and the environment, with this truly interdisciplinary course.

Study across themes of global political economy, trade, governance, inequality and the environment, with this truly interdisciplinary course. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2022
30 Jun 2022
Campus
 
Niigata, Japan

This degree program is designed to educate future leaders in formulating and implementing economic as well as public policies geared for social and economic development.

This degree program is designed to educate future leaders in formulating and implementing economic as well as public policies geared for social and economic development. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 
Bangkok, Thailand

The Program is designed to focus on key issues in policy for population and human development ranging from demography, population aging, migration, resources, and environment ... +

The Program is designed to focus on key issues in policy for population and human development ranging from demography, population aging, migration, resources, and environment relating to population changes, and public policy design. -
MA
Full-time
English
Aug 2022
31 May 2022
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Timișoara, Romania

In a multi-disciplinary context, international development studies examine social, political and economic transformations involved in the development and key issues connected ... +

In a multi-disciplinary context, international development studies examine social, political and economic transformations involved in the development and key issues connected to globalization, inequality, poverty, gender relations, environmental degradation and other dimensions constitutive to development. Focusing on a global perspective, the Masters in International Development and Management of Global Affairs offers to its student's new professional opportunities for working in international non-governmental organizations or bilateral and multilateral development organizations by connecting local academic initiatives to global evolutions in international development studies. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Oct 2022
15 Sep 2022
Campus
 
Durham, USA

The Community Development Policy and Practice program prepares you to tackle complex community development issues by engaging with leading experts and seasoned practitioners i ... +

The Community Development Policy and Practice program prepares you to tackle complex community development issues by engaging with leading experts and seasoned practitioners in subjects ranging from economics and finance to organizational management and public health factors in development. Students apply what they learn in the classroom through a yearlong capstone project during this 14-month online program. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
14 months
English
Oct 2022
16 Jul 2022
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Lisbon, Portugal

Decision-making is constantly a challenging process with a growing number of variables and expectations to be met in several fields, all directly impacting society. In this Ma ... +

Decision-making is constantly a challenging process with a growing number of variables and expectations to be met in several fields, all directly impacting society. In this Master’s you will acquire the tools to prompt personal and organizational development both for public and non-governmental companies. The Master’s program in International Development and Public Policy responds to the demand for applied training in the fields of Public Policy and Development, tailored to attract high-quality international students from a wide range of disciplinary backgrounds, from the social sciences and humanities to economics, political science, and engineering. -
Master
Full-time
3 semesters
English
Sep 2022
23 May 2022
Campus
 
Budapest, Hungary

The Ethnic and Minority Policy Master Program deals with minority issues and ethnic diversity in the region of Eastern and Central Europe with regard to the integration proces ... +

The Ethnic and Minority Policy Master Program deals with minority issues and ethnic diversity in the region of Eastern and Central Europe with regard to the integration process of the countries of the region into the international community of the European Union. The serious ethnic conflicts of the region, the demand for countries to meet European norms in the area of minority issues, the increase in migration, and the simultaneous growth of xenophobia, anti-Semitism, and homophobia all contribute to a pressing need in Eastern and Central Europe for highly trained professionals who have the insight and expertise to identify the main political, social and psychological reasons behind tensions and discriminations and who are also equipped with the skills and techniques to handle and moderate these conflicts. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2022
29 May 2022
Campus
 
Boston, USA

This degree program is an intensive three-semester course of study designed for those seeking rigorous training in economics supplemented by training in the related discipline ... +

This degree program is an intensive three-semester course of study designed for those seeking rigorous training in economics supplemented by training in the related disciplines of politics, international relations, public health, and infrastructure and environment. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
3 semesters
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 
Jerusalem, Israel

Glocal International Development is an innovative, interdisciplinary 18-month M.A. program that aims to effectively translate academic research into practical understanding co ... +

Glocal International Development is an innovative, interdisciplinary 18-month M.A. program that aims to effectively translate academic research into practical understanding conducive to work with communities and development organizations across the globe. -
MA
Part-time
18 months
English
Campus
 
Malmö, Sweden

In this programme, where the form of study strives to be conducive to the course content, progression lies in the group dynamic process as well as in the coursework itself. Th ... +

In this programme, where the form of study strives to be conducive to the course content, progression lies in the group dynamic process as well as in the coursework itself. The multidisciplinary nature of the subject means that the same content should provide in-depth knowledge for students with different backgrounds. -
Master
Part-time
2 years
English
Aug 2022
Online
 
Olomouc, Czech Republic

The aim of the program Development Studies and Foresight is to prepare foresight-focused professionals for careers in environment and development policy and practice. The dura ... +

The aim of the program Development Studies and Foresight is to prepare foresight-focused professionals for careers in environment and development policy and practice. The duration of the program is 2 years. Students will be awarded the title of “Magister”, abbreviated as “Mgr.” which is equivalent to the Master of Science (M.Sc.). This program has 3 specializations - Foresight, International Development Studies and Global Development Policy (joint master degree, with University of Clermont Auvergne, University of Pavia). -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
San Francisco, USA +1 More

With more than 230 million global citizens living outside their home countries, international migration is one of the most critical issues facing the global community in the 2 ... +

With more than 230 million global citizens living outside their home countries, international migration is one of the most critical issues facing the global community in the 21st century. The challenges that these global citizens face are the focus of this master’s program, which prepares professionals to better the lives of migrants and refugees throughout the world. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2022
Campus