University of Sheffield

Department of Geography

MA International Development


The University of Sheffield

Western Bank

Sheffield, England S10 2TN

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A.-International Development

Format: Campus

Program Description:

MAID combines the latest academic work with hands-on, practical experience of development projects and research. Combining expertise from Geography, Planning and Development Studies this course provides students with the knowledge and skills to engage with the complex challenges of contemporary international development.

The course is designed so that students experience development theory combined with development practice. Our emphasis on applied knowledge and skills, developed through professional skills, field-class and placement work, ensures students develop the practical and theoretical skills needed to work with development organisations across the world. Suited to anyone, from a new graduate to a development professional, this course explores the changing theory, policy and practice of international development and equips students with the expertise to pursue academic, policy and development practitioner careers.


We are pleased to offer the Sheffield Scholarship 2016 to all US students commencing a Taught Masters programme in September 2016. The scholarships are: • £2,000 if your tuition fees are between £14,500 and £16,500 • £2,500 for each student paying fees of £16,501 and upwards We also offer scholarships of 50% of the course fee which will be offered on the basis of academic merit.

International Student Requirements:

IELTS: Average of 7.0 or above, with at least 6 in each component or TOEFL (iBT): Score of 100 or above

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

In State Tuition (per year): 13990 GBP

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