Alumni

Once you complete a programme within the International Development Department, you will automatically become a member of our global community of graduates.

Currently more than 3,800 IDD alumni have taken their knowledge and experience to over 148 countries around the globe and are working in a variety of jobs in the public, private and voluntary sector.

There are both a IDD alumni Facebook group and IDD alumni LinkedIn group for all IDD alumni, which would would encourage all alumni to join.

Concy Aciro (2009) "As a Member of Parliament and a leader, I will continue to use the skills and knowledge I acquired during my time at Birmingham and I am sure the experience will continue to support my efforts as both a Member of Parliament and in leading my constituents."

Alumni profiles

Video: Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, Public Administration and Development (Distance Learning) MSc (2013)

Video: Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, Public Administration and Development (Distance Learning) MSc (2013)
Description
Samuel Ofosu Ampofo describes his experience of studying an MSc Public Administration and Development by distance learning at the International Development Department, University of Birmingham during his recent graduation.

Joshua Gimba, MSc International Political Economy and Development (2011)

Joshua Gimba, MSc International Political Economy and Development (2011)
Description
I chose to study in the UK because I was drawn to the excellent combination of academics and practical experience the University of Birmingham provided.

Michael Uzoigwe, MSc and PhD in International Development

Michael Uzoigwe, MSc and PhD in International Development
Description
The exposure was great and the UK environment provided just the right amount of challenges. The facilities were outstanding, especially the library, and with students from almost every part of the world, IDD provided the best possible platform for my course of study.

More profiles throughout the department

Keeping in touch

To make sure that the Development and Alumni Office can stay in touch with you at the end of your studies, please update your details via alumnioffice@contact.bham.ac.uk or register for your.bham.