script
One-stop shop for Indian students interested in overseas education Enroll at one of our trusted Uni partners from Australia, US, UK and other countries Call us free on
1 800 103 2581

MSc International Development: Globalisation, Trade and Industry University of Manchester

UK

1 VIEW

69

COVID-19 update: This course will start online and continue on campus later. Read more

Course info

Summary

Course description

MSc International Development: Globalisation, Trade and Industry is a coherent, interdisciplinary and applied course that analyses industrial development strategies and international trade policies and their implications for developmental processes.

The changing dynamics of cross-border trade, finance and labour are fundamentally affecting how developed and developing countries relate to each other. This course will convey to you a variety of analytic perspectives on contemporary issues relating to globalisation, international trade policy, industrial development, and their development consequences.

You will benefit from exposure to world-renowned and innovate research at The University of Manchester, plus extensive interactions with policy actors and practitioners, factory visits and an international field trip.

Aims

You will:

  • gain critical insights into different theoretical and inter-disciplinary perspectives on the political economy of globalisation, trade policy dynamics, and industrial development within the wider context of global development strategies;
  • develop your analytical skills in critically evaluating and engaging with distinct and cutting-edge theoretical frameworks that help shape understanding of global value chains and global production networks and their implications for trade dynamics, industrial and trade policies, firm strategies and labour, social and environmental outcomes;
  • gain an understanding of the relationship of globalisation to economic, political and social asymmetries of development at global, regional, national and local scales;
  • gain an appreciation of the policy issues associated with globalisation, trade and industry and their impacts including insights into the key strategies, policies and practices currently employed by leading public and private policy actors in the global South, prominent international agencies as well as private sector and civil society actors.

Coursework and assessment

The taught elements of the course, carrying 120 credits overall, is continuously assessed by a variety of methods (eg project-based reports, essays), involving largely individual submissions, but also elements of group work.

You must also complete a 12,000-15,000 word dissertation on a topic of your choice approved by the Programme Directors. You are encouraged to base your dissertation on topics of direct professional concern.

Career opportunities

This course will prepare you for employment in a range of development-related fields, including research, policy and practice. A wide range of transferable skills will be developed, including analytical and professional skills.

More generally, the Global Development Institute (GDI) will equip you with the skills for specialist positions in development-related NGOs and public and private organisations.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study MSc International Development: Globalisation, Trade and Industry.

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition fees

£22,500.00 (23,12,285) per year

The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.

From

Sep-21

Venue

The University of Manchester

Oxford Road,

Manchester,

Manchester,

M13 9PL, England

Entry requirement for international students

We require a UK bachelor's degree with a First or Upper Second classification or the overseas equivalent, in any discipline. When assessing your academic record we take into account the grades you have achieved, your academic references and the standing of the institution where you studied your qualification. Applicants whose first language is not English should meet the following language requirements: IELTS test score of 6.5 or more overall, with a minimum writing score of 6.5 and no other subsection below 6.0; TOEFL internet-based test score of 90 or more overall, with a minimum writing score of 22 and no other subsection below 20; Pearson Test of English score of 59 or more overall, with a minimum writing score of 59 and no other subsection below 51; Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) or Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) overall score of 176 or above, with 176 in writing and no sub-section below 169 -OR- Grade C if taken before January 2015 (Please note that the Cambridge First Certificate in English is not acceptable)

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

Recommended courses for you

Users who have viewed this course, also viewed the below courses

MPhil in Global Studies

SOAS University of London

Full Time (2 years)

£20,000.00 (20,55,364)

STARTS - 27 Sep 2021

Development and International Economics MA

Kingston University

Full Time (1 year)

£14,900.00 (15,31,246)

STARTS - 27 Sep 2021

Want to study this course?

We can help you with your admission to University of Manchester today.
Education counselor Nikita Marwah,
IDP Expert
(+1)
Why we need the phone number?
- Our counsellors will get in touch with you using this number.
Why my country code is not displayed?
- Because, we offer counselling services only to the countries listed in the dropdown.
UK
Preferred study level *
Select year
Select month

(Optional)

powered by Google
Google Rating
4.8
(Based on 500+ reviews)
Rated highest in student satisfaction amongst overseas education consultants in India.