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Course summary

This programme examines political, economic, and socio-cultural transformations in the Global South and interrogates the dynamics, challenges and opportunities confronting its societies – with a focus on the role of education in development. You will learn about the experiences and viewpoints of people and nations of the Global South regarding development and education issues, as well as the inter-relationships between global, national and local actors. This programme will enable you to gain advanced insights into strategies, programmes and policies in development and education, including organisations and donors promoting development, and assess the progress made towards key international development and education goals. In addition, you will analyse both the theories and realities of education in development to understand the different approaches, practices and discourses involved.


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Assessment method

Each module is assessed separately, through assessments that range from long essays to projects and assignments, offering you the opportunity to work in your particular field of interest within each topic area. You will also carry out a dissertation in a research area of your choice.

Entry requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) or a non-UK equivalent in a social science, humanities or related discipline. Relevant experience will also be taken into account. English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in any component.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Global Development and Education at University of Leeds - UCAS