Master's Degree in Development Studies in Thessaloniki in Greece

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Development Studies

A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

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.

Greece, officially the Hellenic Republic, or Hellas as called from ancient times, is a country in Southeast Europe. According to the 2011 census, Greece's population is around 11 million.

The city of Thessaloniki is the second largest in the country and home to more than 790,000 residents. It is one of Greece’s most essential commercial hubs and plays a significant part in the overall economy. It hosts the country’s largest university among other institutions.

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Master in International Development & Service (IDS)

IPSL Institute for Global Learning
Online & Campus Combined Full time 13 months January 2019 Greece Thessaloniki Samothraki + 1 more

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. [+]

The Master of Arts in International Development & Service (IDS) has built-in study abroad terms and is designed to meet the international demand for ethical leaders who can effectively engage and facilitate partnerships and empower communities.

Similar to IPSL Institute for Global Learning’s MA in Community Organizing and Social Activism (COSA), students are prepared for careers with nonprofit, government, and community development organizations through an interdisciplinary program that combines rigorous academic training with hands-on skill development through volunteer service in several countries. Students pursuing the IDS program will be required to take a minimum number of development theory courses abroad.*... [-]