134 Masters Programs in Development Studies 2020

Development Studies is a vibrant field concerned with processes of change such as social and economic, political and cultural and the major policy challenges that present the efforts to overcome poverty and insecurity. The program provides a stable interdisciplinary social science formation and develops students’ capacities for independent and critical inquiry.Master's Degree in Development Stud… Read more

Development Studies is a vibrant field concerned with processes of change such as social and economic, political and cultural and the major policy challenges that present the efforts to overcome poverty and insecurity. The program provides a stable interdisciplinary social science formation and develops students’ capacities for independent and critical inquiry.

Master's Degree in Development Studies

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Gershon H. Gordon Faculty of Social Sciences Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel

The M.A. in Migration Studies at Tel Aviv University awards a master's degree in Global Migration and Policy from the TAU School of Social and Policy Studies. It is a 3-4 seme ... +

The M.A. in Migration Studies at Tel Aviv University awards a master's degree in Global Migration and Policy from the TAU School of Social and Policy Studies. It is a 3-4 semester, interdisciplinary master’s program taught in English that offers students the opportunity to engage critically with national and international issues that are at the forefront of today’s debates around migration and policy. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Oct 2020
31 May 2020
Campus
 
The University of the West Indies, Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies
Kingston, Jamaica

The MSc in Development Studies Online truly fulfils the UWI’s strategic vision geared towards producing the ideal graduate with the requisite leadership training and an interd ... +

The MSc in Development Studies Online truly fulfils the UWI’s strategic vision geared towards producing the ideal graduate with the requisite leadership training and an interdisciplinary grasp of the social sciences. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Jan 2020
Campus
 
Temple University Klein College of Media and Communication
Philadelphia, USA

Temple University’s Master of Science in Communication for Development and Social Change is one of only two such master’s programs in the U.S. As a full-time student in Commun ... +

Temple University’s Master of Science in Communication for Development and Social Change is one of only two such master’s programs in the U.S. As a full-time student in Communication for Development and Social Change, you’ll have the opportunity to complete your studies within one year, get hands-on experience through fieldwork and put advanced communication knowledge into practice. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Aug 2020
01 Mar 2020
Campus
 
University of New Hampshire Carsey School of Public Policy
Durham, USA

The Community Development Policy and Practice program prepares you to tackle complex community development issues by engaging with leading experts and academics in a program d ... +

The Community Development Policy and Practice program prepares you to tackle complex community development issues by engaging with leading experts and academics in a program designed for working professionals like you. You will learn from seasoned practitioners in subjects ranging from economics and finance to organizational management and environmental factors in development. -
Master
Full-time
14 months
English
Sep 2020
14 Mar 2020
Campus
Online
 
Mendel University in Brno
Brno-sever, Czech Republic

Specialism "International Development Studies", as part of program "International Territorial Studies" focuses on education and teaching of current issues of the developing wo ... +

Specialism "International Development Studies", as part of program "International Territorial Studies" focuses on education and teaching of current issues of the developing world from the global and comparative points of view. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
01 Feb 2020
Campus
 
The George Washington University - Elliott School Of International Affairs
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. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
13 Jan 2020
Campus
 
University of Passau
Passau, Germany

The M.A. Development Studies degree programme enables students to develop the advanced knowledge, analytical skills, and conceptual frameworks required to understand and navig ... +

The M.A. Development Studies degree programme enables students to develop the advanced knowledge, analytical skills, and conceptual frameworks required to understand and navigate the complexities of economic and social development and to gain insights into the economic, social, ethical, and cultural contexts and constraints of development. The programme provides outstanding opportunities to put theory into practice through international field research, with a strong focus on integrating quantitative and qualitative methods. -
MA
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Oct 2020
30 Jun 2020
Campus
 
International University of Japan
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 2020
25 Mar 2020
Campus
 
University of Miami College of Arts and Sciences
Miami, USA

Global Health and Society at the University of Miami provides students with an interdisciplinary perspective for understanding how global health outcomes relate to society, cu ... +

Global Health and Society at the University of Miami provides students with an interdisciplinary perspective for understanding how global health outcomes relate to society, culture, and the environment. A range of interdisciplinary courses examines emerging challenges to human health and security, global dimensions of medical anthropology, differential access and adoption of evidence-based health policies, governance, practices, and interventions, and how these translate from international to community scales. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
18 months
English
Campus
 
VID Specialized University
Oslo, Norway +1 More

Do you want to learn more about grassroots community development, civil society, diversity, and being an agent and leader for the social change? Our new master's degree prepar ... +

Do you want to learn more about grassroots community development, civil society, diversity, and being an agent and leader for the social change? Our new master's degree prepares students to solve societal challenges in local and global communities. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
17 Aug 2020
01 Aug 2020
Campus
 
University Centre of the Westfjords
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 months
English
Sep 2021
15 Feb 2020
Campus
 
University of Denver, Josef Korbel School of International Studies
Denver, USA

The MA in International Development focuses on development theory, policy analysis, politics of institutions, relevant research, and management skills. The program reflects an ... +

The MA in International Development focuses on development theory, policy analysis, politics of institutions, relevant research, and management skills. The program reflects an approach to development that emphasizes not only economic issues but also the importance and interrelatedness of sustainable economic and human development, human rights, distributive justice and environmental sustainability. In many courses in the international development curriculum, students focus on linkages among scalar levels-from the most macro-level international institutions and initiatives to the most micro-level agendas and actions taken by communities, firms, families and individuals. -
MA
2 years
English
Campus
 
University of San Francisco - College of Arts & Sciences
San Francisco, USA +1 More

The Master of Arts in Migration Studies is a two-year, 31-unit program that begins each fall. Students are given the option to study at the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexic ... +

The Master of Arts in Migration Studies is a two-year, 31-unit program that begins each fall. Students are given the option to study at the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City (classes are conducted in English) during the second semester, but an identical curriculum is offered at USF. Students who study in Mexico City return to USF for their second year. The program consists of five core courses, four special topics courses, and four research seminars. Summer fieldwork and immersion trips are available, including opportunities offered worldwide by the more than 200 Jesuit universities and Jesuit-affiliated institutes and social service agencies. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
IPSL Institute for Global Learning
Portland, USA +6 More

Independently designed and curated curriculum that responds to current social issues aligns with service and research opportunities and reflects student interests and latest t ... +

Independently designed and curated curriculum that responds to current social issues aligns with service and research opportunities and reflects student interests and latest trends in the field of International Development. -
Master
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
12 months
English
Jan 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Nottingham University Malaysia
Semenyih, Malaysia

International development is the multidisciplinary study of how communities and states attain the economic, socio-political and other characteristics associated with developme ... +

International development is the multidisciplinary study of how communities and states attain the economic, socio-political and other characteristics associated with development. This programme is designed to give you the opportunity to: develop a comprehensive multidisciplinary understanding of international development; examine the possibilities for development in a globalising world; understand the reasons for the persistence of global poverty and inequality and how current development paradigms contribute to poverty reduction and human development; apply development theory to enhance development practice at the grassroots; and identify, design and implement appropriate interventions to improve development outcomes. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Feb 2020
Campus