About the course
Discover the problems that face the developing world through a variety of perspectives. Our MA International Development explores the most pressing issues in international development throughout a range of social scientific standpoints. The Department of Economics, Department of Government, Department of Sociology and Essex Business School, have joined forces to create a truly interdisciplinary course focusing on all aspects related to international development.This course teaches the essentials of economics and politics, building a very good grounding to analyse the problems in international development. Approaching similar issues from different perspectives provides a more well-rounded and integrative view of the field. You are then able to explore a set of selected topics in international development in order to hone your skills on the subject matter, or build up more statistical techniques. On this course you build a theoretical understanding of how to approach international development issues from different perspectives, alongside opportunity of applying your knowledge to issues in international development through studying the following topics:MicroeconomicsPolitical EconomyEconometric and Statistical techniquesYou will use these research skills in applications by studying topics such as:Environmental EconomicsEconomic DevelopmentHuman RightsEthicsYou are taught by leading experts in the field of international development. The Faculty of Social Sciences at Essex is top 5 in the UK for research, with over 90% of our research rated as “world-leading” or “internationally excellent”. With this course you also have the opportunity to study abroad at one of our partner institutions and achieve a dual award, which means you’ll receive two Masters degrees in two years. Find out more on our dual award webpage.
Intake Months
October
Delivery Locations
Chelmsford
C116998
Qualification
Masters Degree
Estimated annual course fee
GBP 18,460
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Duration
1 Year
Post study visa
2 Years
English language requirements
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6.5
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76
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51
Start date and prices
Starting Duration Fees Status Campus
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University of Essex

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University of Essex is a truly international institution with a long history of welcoming students from around the world. It has students from various countries and over a third of their students are from outside the UK. This makes the same the most international mainstream university in the UK outside London. Students’ time at Essex will be full of opportunities to meet new people, try new things and develop new skills. It is a global university which is proud to play a part in the cultural and economic life of the communities.
The University works hard to create a living and working environment that helps students make the mark. It combines different methods of teaching to make sure students get the most out of their subject, while also developing the transferable skills that are sought by employers. Depending on the course, students can expect a mixture of lectures, seminars, lab work and field trips.
Essex has three campuses at Colchester, Loughton and South end. Each campus is different but offers the same world class education. All it’s campuses have quick road, bus and rail links to London and London airports.
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Colchester Campus - University of Essex

Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ

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The Campus is set within 200 acres of beautiful parkland, located two miles from the historic town centre of Colchester – Englands oldest recorded town. Our Colchester Campus is also easily reached from London and Stansted Airport in under one hour. Home to 14,000 students from more than 130 countries, our Colchester Campus is the largest of our three sites, making us one of the most internationally diverse campuses on the planet - we like to think of ourselves as the world in one place.