London School of Economics and Political Science

London School of Economics and Political Science

MSc Development Management


Houghton Street

London, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.Sc.-Development Management

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This programme is based in the Development Studies Institute (DESTIN) and offers the following benefits: Core course that employs a political economy approach to examine the institutional roots of development and non-development. Involvement in a practical policy project for a leading development agency. A choice of options from a wide range of highly rated courses within the Institute and in other departments specialising in public policy and management. Contact with a highly selective group of fellow students, bringing practical experience from all over the world. The development of analytical skills that have secured past students promising professional careers in public, private and voluntary agencies dealing with development problems at both national and international levels. Core courses: development management; 10,000-word dissertation. Plus two of Political Economy of Development Management; Public Management and Development; Managing Globalisation. Other options to the value of one and a half units - see LSE prospectus. You have the opportunity to attend a weekly lecture series that brings to the School prominent scholars and practitioners who discuss the findings and methodological dimensions of development research and/or problems of development practice.

International Student Requirements:

IELTS 7.0 or TOEFL 627.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Find Schools