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 12 October 2017

Professor Nic Cheeseman joins OXFAM

Nic Cheeseman, who joined the University of Birmingham in January as Professor of Democracy and International Development, was appointed a trustee of Oxfam GB on 6 October.

Posted 19 June 2017

Zambia slides towards authoritarianism as IMF props up government

Written by Nic Cheeseman, Professor of Democracy, University of Birmingham. The IMF's decision to go ahead with a bailout package for Zambia, despite the government's democratic failings, could embolden the president to pursue an authoritarian strategy.

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