Course description:

This masters course is one of the longest running and most popular courses on gender and development. It positions the study of gender and development within an academic social science framework, as well as in the context of policymaking and implementation. The course aims to equip students with the analytical and conceptual skills needed to understand gender issues in both contexts, enabling them to participate effectively in gender and development-related research, policymaking and implementation.

School Department:

Institute of Development Studies at University of Sussex

Entry Requirements:

Successful applicants will have a first or upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree in the social sciences or a related subject, and preferably one year of development-related work experience.

The course in taught in English. To derive the maximum benefit from the course, participants should be proficient in English and able to take an active part in discussions. The minimum requirement is, for example, an IELTS grade of 7.0 overall and no less than 6.5 in each section of the IELTS test.


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