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Master of Science (MSc): These programs are postgraduate studies for people who have recently finished their undergraduate studies and want to improve their knowledge on a profound and more scientific level.

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.

A few universities in the United States have extension programs in various parts of Jamaica. Most of the students who enroll in these part-time programs are working professionals who want to continue their education without having to relocate closer to the nation's Universities. Jamaica is the third largest island in the Caribbean.

The largest city of Jamaica, Kingston is known for its good weather and good living conditions. This capital city has some of good technology and IT institutions like University of Technology and University College of The Caribbean.

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The University of the West Indies, Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies

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

The MSc Development Studies is a new and exciting one-year (two years part-time) programme coming from the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES). It replaces the previously taught degrees in Governance and Public Policy, Economic Development Policy, and Social Policy. The MSc in Development Studies truly fulfills the UWI’s strategic vision geared towards producing the ideal graduate with the requisite leadership training and an interdisciplinary grasp of the social sciences.

In addition to a firm grounding in contemporary social, political and economic affairs, the degree features a novel leadership seminar, a practical in-course approach to research methodology and a very useful technical writing seminar. Significant space is made available for the selection of electives from across the UWI, so that prospective candidates can, with the assistance of the SALISES faculty, design their own degree to suit existing or prospective job requirements.... [-]

Jamaica Kingston
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
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