The main objective of the Masters of Arts, Development Studies, is to prepare and equip graduates with general training in development-related issues.
The educational aims of the programme are:
• Develop specialist in-depth understanding of development issues
• Provide students with a multi-disciplinary understanding of the changing trends in development thinking with an in depth knowledge of evolving theoretical, conceptual and policy debates
• Foster students’ ability to collect, analyse and interpret information on key issues development and to use this to construct reasoned, evidenced argument