Human Resource Development (International Development) MSc
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Degree awarded: Master of Science
Duration: 12 Months. (Full-Time); 24 Months (Part-Time)
Applicants should have a Bachelors degree with a minimum classification of Second Class Honours, Upper Division (2:1) or its international equivalent. We value degrees in Human Resource Management/Development, education, social science, politics and international relations, economics, public administration, development, gender, political science, sociology, business, history, geography and closely related areas.
Admission of candidates who do not meet this criterion may be approved if satisfactory evidence of postgraduate study, research or professional experience can be provided. Please contact the School's admissions office for further guidance.
Course fees: For entry in the academic year beginning September 2013, the tuition fees are as follows:
- MSc (full-time)
UK/EU students (per annum): £8,250
International students (per annum): £15,200
- MSc (part-time)
UK/EU students (per annum): £4,125
International students (per annum): £7,600
The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.
All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees. Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.
The School of Environment and Development Loyalty Bursary offers a £500 reduction in tuition fees to University of Manchester alumni who are progressing to a postgraduate taught masters course for September 2013 entry (terms and conditions apply - please contact us for further information). Other awards are also available for postgraduate taught study; please visit http://www.sed.manchester.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/funding/ for more information.
Bursaries and scholarships awarded by the School are usually advertised from January with a closing date of June. Awards for 2013 entry have not yet been set. This information will be added to our funding page as it becomes available.
Students at the Institute for Development Policy and Management (IDPM) are often funded by their national governments or their employers, or are self-financing their studies. They also traditionally benefit from a number of additional funding options from the following sources:
- UK Department for International Development/Foreign and Commonwealth Office (including DfID/ACU Shared Scholarship Schemes )
- British Council
- World Bank/International Development Agency
- Bilateral aid agencies (SIDA, CIDA, GTZ, NORAD, FINNIDA, etc.)
- United Nations (UNDP, UNESCO, UNICEF, UNFPA, WHO, FAO, etc.)
- European Union
- Church, educational and other trusts
- Regional development banks
See also the University's postgraduate funding database for more funding opportunities
Number of places/applicants: Approximately 150 applications were received for entry in 2010 and 20 new students registered.
Contact email: email@example.com
Contact telephone: 0161 275 7446
How to apply:
The deadline for applications is the 31st August 2013; later applications are considered at our discretion.
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