International Education and Development (MA) at University of Sussex

University of Sussex
Masters (MA)

1 year, 2 years
Full time, Part time

Course description:

The International Education and Development MA is a taught 1 year full time or 2 years part time Masters degree programme at the Unversity of Sussex, meant for those who work or wish to work on educational issues in aid agencies, multilateral agencies, NGOs, consultancy and research firms, government ministries and academia. The University of Sussex is ranked 1st in the world for development studies (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020).

The programme offers 6 specialisms:

• Curriculum, Learning and Society
• Foundations of Education Policy, Planning and Development
• Gender and Identities: Education, Citizenship and Youth
• Quantitative Analysis in International Education
• Refugees, Education and Development
• The Global Governance of Education and Conflict.


Department of International Development, School of Global Studies at University of Sussex

Entry Requirements:

Applicants should have a lower second-class (2.2) undergraduate honours degree or above or international equivalent, preferably in education, development studies or a social science. Alternatively, those with qualification in another subject area or work experience in the development sector or teaching will also be considered. Check the Official Website (link found below) for international equivalents, by country. International applicants are required to have an English language requirement of 7.0 overall on the IELTS (Academic), with at least 6.5 in each component. Check the Official Website for alternative English language qualifications.


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