University of Edinburgh

Course Details

Africa & International Development MSc

Course Description

The programme offers a unique combination of regional expertise with a focus on the theory and practice of international development. International Development is concerned with the idea of good change, but who decides what constitutes ‘good change’? How should such change happen? What unintended consequences might the pursuit of change create? The MSc in Africa and International Development encourages you to critically explore these questions, in the context of Africa.

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Career outcomes

A qualification in Africa & International Development offers a multidisciplinary grasp of issues that will be of use when pursuing a career in development agencies, consultancy, the public sector and non-governmental organisations.

Africa & International Development MSc University of Edinburgh