The University of Birmingham

Study MSc/PGDip International Development by Distance Learning. Our International Development Department has over 50 years' experience undertaking ground-breaking research, teaching, and policy advice on the most pressing global challenges. International Development programmes at the University of Birmingham explore theories from over the last fifty to sixty years to reflect critically on the outcomes, resulting in a better understanding contemporary development approaches, implications, and issues. Our International Development Department offers a variety of specialisms, including Poverty, Inequality and Development or Conflict, Security and Development, allowing students to gain a firmer grounding of these strategic issues and efficiently tackle them. Numerous practical modules are available to tailor our programmes towards your individual interests and career aspirations. You will graduate with the transferable skills that employers are looking for, allowing you to work in a variety of different areas. Study with us to learn from world-leading experts on International Development and become a member of our lively and enthusiastic family of students and alumni from across the world. This is a flexible course of study, ideal for those who are working or have other commitments which would make it difficult to participate in a campus-based programme.