Masters degrees

The International Development Department (IDD) offers three main programmes of study with a number of pathways giving you a wide range of options to address your specific needs and interests. We provide flexible programmes and a wide choice of modules. IDD also offers two distance learning programmes and a joint degree with the School of Education.

IDD's programmes reflect changing demands for skills and knowledge in development and maintain IDD graduates’ high level of employability.

Development Management

International Development

Public Administration

Distance learning

Other related degrees

The College offers an MA Social Research, which forms the basis for all doctoral student methods training.


Gain first-hand experience of development concepts plus valuable work experience without additional costs. All of IDD’s on-campus taught Masters programmes enable students either to carry out individual fieldwork in a country and on a topic of their choice or to take part in an organised study visit. Funding for this overseas study is included in the programme fee.