International Development Department (IDD)

Be part of global effort to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. Contribute to conflict resolution and post-conflict reconstruction. Help build capacity of nations and communities to adapt to climate change. Study with us to gain the skills and knowledge essential for working in international development in the 21st Century. Flexible programme design and individual fieldwork for the Masters dissertation (on-campus degrees).

Postgraduate Application deadline
Applications from international applicants for on-campus taught and research degrees must be made by mid-June for 2017 entry. Find out more about our postgraduate taught and doctoral research programmes.

Distance Learning Application deadline
Applications for our distance learning taught programmes should be submitted by the end of June. Find out more about the distance learning programmes.

Masters degrees

Masters degrees

Our range of taught on-campus Masters degrees offers highly flexible programmes with a wide choice of specialisms.

MSc by distance learning

MSc by distance learning

Study from anywhere in the world with practitioners in government, civil society and the private sector as well as with people new to development.

Doctoral research

Doctoral research

Our range of taught on-campus Masters degrees offers highly flexible programmes with a wide choice of specialisms.

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Posted 20 April 2017

Haiti's cholera victims still can't get what they need from the UN

Written by Nicolas Lemay-Hébert, Senior Lecturer, International Development Department and Rosa Freedman, Professor of Law, Conflict and Global Development, University of Reading. By not acknowledging what Haitians themselves think they need, the UN is failing to sort out one of its worst ever blunders.

Posted 12 April 2017

Old Joe - Rapid Research: Louis Francis Monroy-Santander

My research focuses on the possibilities of connecting state-building practices with ground reconciliation initiatives in Bosnia-Herzegovina. It critically looks at the spaces for connecting practices of transitional justice with projects for inter-ethnic reconciliation between the three main ethnic groups in the country.

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