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Course summary

Develop the knowledge and skills to support positive change through communication with our MSc Communication for Development master’s degree. Rapid changes in the global communication landscape – changing technologies, communication processes and communication opportunities – offer new ways to understand and improve how we can use communication to address livelihoods, reduce poverty, and develop communities. Through this programme, you’ll develop your understanding of how communication can support individual and social change and lead to more effective and dynamic development policy and programmes. For more information, please visit the programme page:


Sample modules may include:

  • Concepts and Practices of Communication
  • Theories and Practices of Development
*Agricultural Project Planning and Development *Global Environmental Change, Justice and Development
  • Research and Study Skills for Independent Learning.
Check our website for more details about the course structure.

Entry requirements

IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent) Normally a good undergraduate honours degree (2:2 or above), or equivalent from a university outside the UK. Applicants who have relevant career experience are also encouraged to apply. Evidence of prior experience in the sector may also be taken into consideration for all international development degrees. Students may join immediately after their undergraduate degree, or after some years of employment to enhance career prospects by acquiring further skills.

Fees and funding

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Communication for Development at University of Reading - UCAS