Why International Development Studies?
- You want to learn about the challenges facing developing countries.
- You want to study in an international environment and experience a developing country.
- You want to contribute towards poverty reduction and a sustainable world.
What will I learn?
- You will gain a solid grounding in the concepts, theory and practice of international development. You will learn a nuanced understanding of the concept and meaning of development.
- You will learn about conditions for human development at the local and global levels, as well as the relationships between development and ecological processes.
- You will learn to understand the connections political and economic processes in the north and south.
- You will learn the necessary analytical and practical skills to work in the field of international development.
What can you use this qualification for?
Although not a vocational degree, students find employment in a wide range of national and international institutions, government agencies, non-governmental development organizations, multilateral and bilateral aid organizations, businesses and research and teaching institutions.