|Location||United Kingdom, Bradford|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||£13,500.00 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
A typical application would include a good Honours degree or equivalent. However the University welcomes applications from all potential students regardless of their previous academic experience; offers are made following detailed consideration of each individual application.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Upload documents in original language and translations
You must take verified copies of the entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
With sub-test least 5.5 or pass an equivalent (CAE)
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
This course aims to develop an in-depth understanding of alternative approaches to development planning and economic policy issues, with a thorough training in techniques for the planning, design and economic analysis of development projects and programmes. There is a strong emphasis on issues and analytical techniques relating to choices in project design, and cost-benefit analysis. Issues related to policy analysis, institutional forces which affect policy design and its implementation are also studied.
The objectives of the course are to enable students to develop their knowledge, understanding and skills in the following areas:
The major analytical issues, methods and techniques of planning and policy analysis for national economic and social development
The theoretical and practical aspects of project planning, analysis and management in the various productive, infrastructure and social sectors
Modules: © = Core, (O) = Option
Semester 1 (60 Credits – 1 x © Module and 2 x (O) Modules):
Project Planning, Design and Appraisal (20 Credits) ©
Economics for Development (20 Credits) (O)
Issues in Development Theory (20 Credits) (O)
Organisations and Capacity Enhancement (20 Credits) (O)
Project and Programme Management (20 Credits) (O)
Public Sector Management Concepts and Practice (20 Credits) (O)
Semester 2 (60 Credits – 2 x © Modules and 1 x (O) Module):
Project Appraisal and Economic Analysis (20 Credits) ©
Public Policy Analysis and Management (20 Credits) ©
Finance for Development (20 Credits) (O)
Human Resource Management and Development (20 Credits) (O)
International Economics (20 Credits) (O)
Issues in Development Policy (20 Credits) (O)
Project Management Skills (20 Credits) (O)
Professiona Practice (20 Credits) (O)
End of Semester 2 onwards (60 Credits – 1 x © Module):
Dissertation in Development and Project Planning (60 Credits) ©
This course prepares you for a professional role in project design and project appraisal of development projects – especially suited for a career in multilateral or national development banks.