London South Bank University

Course Introduction

This course is designed for those who wish to pursue careers with governments, non'governmental organisations, international agencies, public and private organisations and enterprises; it provides a thorough grounding in the development field, and its emphasis on research enables students to specialise in their particular areas of interest.

Course Modules

Modules: contemporary issues in development; human development in a globalised world; research methods for development; economies in transition: strategies for industrialisation; forced migration and resettlement; human rights in the developing world; research dissertation (triple module).

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of a 2.2 first degree/Bachelor degree equivalent to UK second Class honours lower division in a relevant subject area. Relevant professional experience will also be considered. Applicants will be assessed on the personal statement as well as the entry qualifications. We welcome equivalent qualifications from around the world. English language qualifications for international students: IELTS score of 6.5, Cambridge Proficiency or Advanced Grade C.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £5,670  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £5,670  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £2,520  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £2,520  Academic year. First year home fees