Master Degree in Development Studies in Asia

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Development Studies

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.

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.

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 International Development and Cooperation

Ajou University - Graduate School of International Studies
Campus Full time 2 years March 2018 South Korea Suwon

Since this program combines international cooperation with development, it gives students an overview and deeper understanding of essential ideas and practices of International Development and Cooperation (IDC). [+]

Since this program combines international cooperation with development, it gives students an overview and deeper understanding of essential ideas and practices of International Development and Cooperation (IDC). Therefore, the program provides students topical and thoughtful learning on the academic product of IDC. The program also provides students with political, economic, social and environmental perspectives of IDC through a multidisciplinary approach. Trying to incorporate objective viewpoints about governmental aid policies from developing countries in the South to developed countries in the North, it aims to explore a well-rounded view of developmental strategies as well as actors' behavior and precise issues of international cooperation.... [-]


Master in Population and Development

Higher School of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Moscow

The main aim of the "Population and Development" programme is to train the specialists who will be ready for practical development problems solution. These challenges could be results of rapid changes in social and economic sphere or on the other hand be set by the public administration on different levels to prevent the negative consequences of population changes or to utilize the positive demographic impact. [+]

About the Programme

The main aim of the "Population and Development" programme is to train the specialists who will be ready for practical development problems solution. These challenges could be results of rapid changes in social and economic sphere or on the other hand be set by the public administration on different levels to prevent the negative consequences of population changes or to utilize the positive demographic impact.

The programme develops students’ skills in applying multi-disciplinary analytic approaches to population development and resource allocation issues that are essential for management and public administration in numerous sectors. The specialists graduated from our programme will have skills and knowledge in principals of population changes and social economic development. They will be able to use modern methods of data analysis and interpretation of the results. They will understand the capacities and limitations of the basic instruments of development and their practical usage.... [-]


Master of Economic Science and Development Study

Diponegoro University
Campus Full time July 2018 Indonesia Semarang

Master of Economic Science and Development Study Diponegoro University opens the student admission for academic year 2014/2015 start on 1 july – 15 September 2014 [+]

Master of Economic Science and Development Study Master of Economic Science and Development Study Diponegoro University opens the student admission for academic year 2014/2015 start on 1 july – 15 September 2014 General entry requirements:

meet all academic standard required by universities in Indonesia; receive a full offer of admission from Indonesian Higher Education Office; submit a statement of substantial funding verification toward Bachelor's,Master's or Doctoral degree studies; submit documents verifying standard health conditions, signed by a recognized doctor or home country hospital; submit a statement of complying with Indonesian university regulations. ... [-]

Master in Gender and Development Studies (GDS)

Asian Institute of Technology School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD)
Campus Full time 4 semesters June 2018 Thailand Pathumthani

In the current context of rapid social, economic, technological and environmental changes in Asia, it is imperative to understand the effects of change on various sub-groups: women, men, indigenous [+]

Master in Gender and Development Studies (GDS)

In the current context of rapid social, economic, technological and environmental changes in Asia, it is imperative to understand the effects of change on various sub-groups: women, men, indigenous peoples, different classes, and other social groups. Gender and Development Studies (GDS) highlights both the need for specialized academic degree awarding studies in gender and development, and the integration of gender analysis and gender relation perspectives in AIT's other fields of study. GDS offers graduate level courses and provides substantial input to student's masters and PhD dissertation research. Short courses and workshops are also offered on gender planning and gender analysis in various development fields.

By functioning as an academic arm of community-based efforts for the advancement of women and sustainable development, GDS aims to work as a regional center of excellence in the field of gender, technology and development studies, and to integrate gender as a key intellectual perspective and ethical concern in AIT as well.

By functioning as an academic arm of community-based efforts for the advancement of women and sustainable development, GDS aims to work as a regional center of excellence in the field of gender, technology and development studies, and to integrate gender as a key intellectual perspective and ethical concern in AIT as well.
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Master of Public Administration in International Development (MID)

School of Public Policy and Management,Tsinghua University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 China Beijing

The Master of Public Administration in International Development Program at Tsinghua University’s School of Public Policy and Management is a two-year master’s program [+]

Master of Public Administration in International Development

The Master of Public Administration in International Development Program at Tsinghua University’s School of Public Policy and Management is a two-year master’s program focusing on public policy from an international perspective. The MID Program is unique due to its distinctive location in Beijing, China, allowing students to merge their classroom knowledge with hands-on experience in a developing country.

STUDENTS

MID students come from 41 different countries, with diverse backgrounds in fields such as public policy,engineering, political science, business, economics and other disciplines. MID alumni are committed to the development practice worldwide, currently working in various companies, NGOs, and governments around the world.... [-]