Master's Degree in Rural Development in Asia

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In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

The Master in Rural Development introduces the student to practices, technologies, approaches, and trends in agriculture and rural development efforts at the forefront of this discipline around the world.

Students who complete a part of their degree in Asia are growing in numbers. Currently, the second and the third biggest economies are in Asia. Without limitation, students have described their time in Asia as the best experience of their lives. Today, three of the four most populated countries of the world are in Asia: China, India, and Indonesia.

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Master in Development Management and Practice

BRAC University
Campus Full time 16 months September 2017 Bangladesh Dhaka

MDMP is an innovative, cross-disciplinary, graduate program that combines classroom teaching on the latest advances in development theory and practice with hands-on field experience. The program has been developed in collaboration with the Earth Institute at Columbia University, USA and belongs to the Global Network of Master’s in Development Practice. [+]

Masters in Rural Development in Asia 2017. MASTERS IN DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT AND PRACTICE BRAC Institute of Governance and Development received a grant from the MacArthur Foundation in 2009 to establish a professional master degree in development practice. The program was launched in January 2011 for the first time in Bangladesh seeking proper approval from University Grants Commission (UGC). MDMP is an innovative, cross-disciplinary, graduate program that combines classroom teaching on the latest advances in development theory and practice with hands-on field experience. The program has been developed in collaboration with the Earth Institute at Columbia University, USA and belongs to the Global Network of Master’s in Development Practice. Course Description & Structure This is a day time 42 credit program. The duration of the program is 16 months including field internship. Students are required to take 42 credits to fulfill the requirements for the Masters in Development Management and Practice (MDMP) program. These include three Foundation courses (1 credit each), twelve core courses (3 credits each), and a field internship with a written report (3 credits). Semester I MDP 311: Basic Economics MDP 312: Basic Development Economics MDP 313: Basic Statistics MDP 620: Sustainable Agricultural Practice MDP 621: Poverty, Livelihoods, Food and Nutrition Security MDP 622: Urbanization, Urban Dynamics and Development MDP 623: Environment and Climate Change: Introduction, Adaptation and Mitigation Semester II MDP 624: Governance and Public Policy for Sustainable Development MDP 625: Sustainable Livelihood – Concepts, Institutions and Policies MDP 626: Health Development and Health System Management MDP... [-]

Master in Regional and Rural Development Planning (RRDP)

Asian Institute of Technology School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD)
Campus Full time 4 semesters June 2017 Thailand Pathumthani

The RRDP focuses on rural poverty, improvement of the quality of life and social and economic development of rural areas. Practice oriented rural-regional planning is carried out regularly at district [+]

Master in Regional and Rural Development Planning (RRDP)

The RRDP focuses on rural poverty, improvement of the quality of life and social and economic development of rural areas. Practice oriented rural-regional planning is carried out regularly at district and sub-district levels following a participatory and integrated approach. Attention is paid to management of development institutions, infrastructure and physical resources. Sectoral and spatial planning is equally emphasized along with the management of rural development programs and local development projects to strengthen rural communities for sustainable development. Selected areas of concern are: poverty analysis; concepts and processes of rural and regional development; community development planning; agricultural development and planning; planning and management of rural development programs and projects; regional planning techniques; rural-urban relations; NGO management policy and development administration; sustainable development theories and practices; and decentralization and governance.
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