Degree programmes and courses

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Posted 23 March 2018

Bushra Rehman has been awarded one of two dissertation prizes by the UK Development Studies Association

We're delighted to announce that an IDD graduate from 2017 has been awarded one of two dissertation prizes by the UK Development Studies Association. Bushra Rehman undertook the MSc International Development (Conflict, Security and Development) and produced a dissertation on 'The intersection of gender and disability in exacerbating poverty in displacement settings: Jordan as a case study'.

Posted 29 August 2017

Alumni Profile: Ellen Moser

What attracted me to this course in particular was fact that it balances theory with practice, which makes it quite unique compared to other courses which focus nearly exclusively on a theoretical approach.

Posted 17 August 2017

Alumni Profile: Brittany Atkinson

The course was all around excellent. I particularly enjoyed the five-day training programme, opportunity to complete a work placement, and the module diversity. The degree has helped me make a major career change. Following the degree, I am now pursuing a career that I am passionate about in national security.

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International Development Department (IDD)Institute of Local Government Studies (INLOGOV)Department of Political Science and International Studies (POLSIS)

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