Master's Degree in Development Studies in Florence in Italy

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Development Studies

A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

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.

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.... [-]