DSA Members' Courses & Training
School of International Development, University of East Anglia
School of International Development (UEA) will be running its annual short course on Climate Change and Development from 11-15 May 2020.
We are now accepting applications and offering an early bird discount for course fees.
Enquires at devco.train(at)uea.ac.uk.
Global Development Institute (GDI)
The University of Manchester’s University College for Interdisciplinary Learning has a new course on SDGs. The course is open to all University of Manchester students, is free and assigns credits. Contributors have included Nicola Banks (SDG 8) Edward Ampratwum and Matthew Walsham (SDG 1) with inputs from David Hulme, Diana Mitlin, Stephanie Barrientos, Richard Heeks and Kunal Sen.
Department of Development Studies and the Department of Economics, SOAS
SOAS's Department of Development Studies is launching two online MSc programmes in October 2019 and applications are now open:
- The MSc Humanitarian Action is a new degree that provides students with a thorough understanding of the principles and history of humanitarianism, and an analysis of the critiques, complexities and contradictions facing humanitarian actors.
- The MSc International Development builds on the reputation of our on-campus Masters programmes to offer a degree that is theoretically founded, equipping students with the analytical tools to address the challenges of contemporary development contexts.
CIDT, University of Wolverhampton
A new training programme for organisations promoting change in the forest sector. This training aims to critically explore the role of civil society actors in promoting good governance; the challenges and tensions inherent in that role; and practical strategies and skills for influencing change.
University of Reading
The University of Reading will be welcoming their first cohort of students for the new BA in Spanish and International Development in September 2019. This joint honours degree combines an interdisciplinary grounding in development studies, addressing real world issues affecting people and the planet, in conjunction with an in-depth study of the Spanish language and its diverse cultures.
In partnership with the University of Sussex, IDS is ranked first in the world for development studies by the QS University Rankings. We offer a wide range of postgraduate degrees and professional development courses on critical development issues.
IDS Training Courses
Using Participatory Action Research to Improve Development Practice
Develop your knowledge and skills to bring participatory action research methods into your work for social change.
20 to 24 January 2020
Contribution Analysis for Impact Evaluation
Short course to equip individuals and organisations to more effectively design impact evaluations using a contribution analysis framing.
13 to 17 January 2020
More information on the IDS website.
International Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University
London International Development Centre (LIDC)
LIDC Short Course – Evaluation: From Innovation to Impact, 4 – 8 November 2019
Registrations are now open for LIDC’s Short Course ‘Evaluation: From Innovation to Impact’, which will be held from 4 – 8 November 2018 at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). The course aims to provide participants with a comprehensive background in evaluation methods for development programmes. Students will also develop their own evaluation protocol to apply their learning to a contemporary development problem. Tutors will include academics and practitioners from the following organisations:
- Oxfam GB
- Relief International
- London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
- SOAS University of London
- UCL Institute of Education
- The International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie)
To register for the course, please complete the application form here.
University of Derby
Joint Honours Degree in Global Development
The Joint Honours Degree in Global Development at the University of Derby adopts a multi-disciplinary approach to understand the contemporary challenges associated with development studies. It emphasizes a critical understanding of development issues from a local to global scale. The degree equips you with an appropriate set of specialist, intellectual and personal transferable skills of lifelong value that are required by graduate employers. Fieldtrips are key to the course. The focus placed on practical experience and vocational placements provides you with opportunities to gain valuable real world experience. For more information about our course, please visit here.
Brighton & Sussex Medical School
Global Health Msc/PGDip/PGCert
The Global Health MSc course brings together experts from the health sciences, pharmaceutical sciences, development studies, anthropology, economics and political sciences among others in order to deliver a stimulating and vibrant programme. We combine traditional didactic teaching with dynamic and interactive methods, using case studies alongside evidence and insights from the various disciplines to facilitate students’ critical understanding of current global health issues, their complex determinants and their potential solutions.
For more information please visit the website.
Interdisciplinary Global Development Centre (IGDC), University of York
The Interdisciplinary Global Development Centre (IGDC) at the University of York has launched a new study programme in Global Development:
BA in Global Development (with or without a year in industry) - recruiting Autumn 2019 to start September 2021.