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).

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 09 December 2016

IDD PhD student wins University's Images of Research 2016/17

Louis Francis Monroy Santander, Postgraduate Researcher in the International Development department won first place in the 2016/17 Images of Research with a photograph entitled "Resistance to international peace-building:the case of Bosnia-Herzegovina".

Posted 09 December 2016

IDD at the forefront of international change: The UN Secretary-General apologises to the victims of cholera in Haiti

On 01 December 2016, the United Nations Secretary-General has announced a new approach to cholera in Haiti, including compensation to communities and families of victims. The UN Secretary-General has also apologised for what happened and asked forgiveness from Haitian victims, in Creole, French and English. Cholera has been introduced in 2010 by UN peacekeepers, and has killed at least 9,200 people and infected more than 800,000. The University of Birmingham has been active in lobbying for a new UN approach regarding the compensation of the victims of cholera in Haiti.

Posted 01 November 2016

Festival of Social Science - Voices of Refuge: Connecting People through the Stories We Tell

This ESRC Festival of Social Science event on Friday 11 November 2016 – combining a screening of the film "The Bridge" by two refugee filmmakers in Calais with the presentation of a photography project about Calais and insights into the work of civil society initiatives and academics – will provide an opportunity to learn about and engage with different stories of migration and asylum that often remain untold in the media, but can help to emphasise what we have in common rather than what divides us.

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