Master's Degree in Development Studies in Metropolitan City of Florence in Italy

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Development Studies

A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.

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.

Italy, officially the Italian Republic, is a unitary parliamentary republic within the European Union, located in Southern Europe. To the north, it borders France, Switzerland, Austria, and Slovenia along the Alps.

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Master in Economics and Development

University of Florence
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Florence

The two years Master of Sciences program aims at providing students with the following skills and key competencies: capacity to conduct theoretical and applied research in the fields of economic development, poverty analysis and international cooperation and integration; and, more generally in local, national and global development policy; ability to develop and manage complex cooperation programs within national. [+]

The two years Master of Sciences program aims at providing students with the following skills and key competencies:

Capacity to conduct theoretical and applied research in the fields of economic development, poverty analysis and international cooperation and integration; and, more generally in local, national and global development policy; Ability to develop and manage complex cooperation programs within national and international organizations including Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and private sector companies with an interest in developing countries; Capability to evaluate and formulate global and sectoral economic policies. Learning outcomes and career opportunities

Graduates will be able to collect and analyze quantitative and qualitative information from local, national and international datasets. They will also be able to apply decision methodologies and analysis within full or incomplete information frameworks.... [-]