A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.
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.
The Netherlands is a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, consisting of twelve provinces in North-West Europe and three islands in the Caribbean. English speaking students will have no problems finding suitable courses. For international students applying to universities in the Netherlands, several scholarships are available.
Top Master Programs in Development Studies in Netherlands 2019
Why do people migrate? How do migrants integrate into receiving countries, or sometimes fail to do so? This specialisation focuses on sociological theories and research on international migration. [+]
Why do people migrate? How do migrants integrate into receiving countries, or sometimes fail to do so? This specialisation focuses on sociological theories and research on international migration.
Mode of education
The Master’s programme Governance of Migration and Diversity provides state-of-the-art courses and training given by dedicated scholars from five academic disciplines. During classes interaction amongst students and between students and professors is stimulated.
Besides the general part with mandatory disciplinary courses, you will follow track-specific courses. The general and the track-specific parts each comprise 50% of the Master programme. Below you can find the curriculum of the Sociology track offered by Erasmus University Rotterdam.... [-]
Aeres University of Applied Sciences offers a Master in Agribusiness Development for Bachelor graduates or young professionals. [+]
Master in Agribusiness Development
Aeres University of Applied Sciences offers a Master in Agribusiness Development for Bachelor graduates or young professionals.
International corporations in the agrifood sector increasingly need professionals qualified in change management, who can act locally and think globally. All graduates from this Master programme will have first-hand knowledge of change processes in a business context outside their own branch and will have acquired valuable insights into the differences in international business cultures and work ethics and the role they can play to deal with these issues in change processes. These people bring the science of life to the business of food.... [-]