Master in Development Studies (MDS)

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Master in Development Studies (MDS)

This two-year program offers academic training in social sciences related to development, featuring two tracks: Economic History, and Sociology and Political Science. It is offered only to full-time students and provides foundational economics training to students alongside locally-tailored coursework in other social sciences. It is aimed at students with bachelor degrees in History, Anthropology, Sociology, Philosophy, and Legal Studies. The MDS program seeks to prepare students for a wide variety of paths, including doctoral studies in the social sciences, research opportunities, and work in public, non-profit or private sectors in a range of roles.

Last updated May 2019

About the School

The African School of Economics is headquartered in Abomey-Calavi, (Cotonou, Benin). We currently offer four graduate programs at the Masters level: Master in Mathematics, Economics and Statistics (MM ... Read More

The African School of Economics is headquartered in Abomey-Calavi, (Cotonou, Benin). We currently offer four graduate programs at the Masters level: Master in Mathematics, Economics and Statistics (MMES), Master in Business Administration (MBA), Master in Development Studies (MDS) and Master in Public Administration (MPA). We also have an executive education program and a Ph.D. program in Economics. Read less
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