|Study location||United Kingdom, Sheffield|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
A good honours degree or equivalent qualification at undergraduate level and/or relevant practical experience
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.
IELTS: 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
These should be supplied and signed by academic staff at institutions where you have studied previously. They must be presented on the official letter-headed paper of the relevant institution. If you have been out of education for the last two years, you can send one academic reference plus one from your current employer if you wish.
The largest and fastest-growing cities in the world are in low and middle-income countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America.
This new course explores the urban development and planning challenges faced by governments and people in these regions and provides you with the analytical and practical tools to address them.
The MA uses cutting-edge theories in both urban and development studies to engage with changes in the Global South, including: the globalisation of production and consumption, rapid urbanisation, environmental change and the spread of new forms of governance.
Optional modules include a team-based student consultancy project for an external client in the field of international urban development.
There’s also a field class in the Global South.
The course is suitable for recent graduates and those with professional experience. It’s excellent preparation for careers (or further research) in international development, urban governance, planning and environmental policy focused on the Global South.
Theorising the City in the Global South
Urban Development in the Global South
Ideas and Practice in International Development
Urban Design in the Global South
International Field Class
International Development Consultancy Project
Sustainable Development: A Critical Perspective
Managing Cities: The Seoul Case Study
Regional Policy and Governance