The one-year Master in Management of Development (MSc) consists of a 9-month taught programme and a 3-month thesis research project. It involves a series of modules that strengthen competences, including disciplinary knowledge and expertise and professional skills and attitude. Modules cover topics such as development studies, management theories, communication and leadership, capacity building and qualitative research.
In addition, each specialisation goes in-depth on contemporary issues and the most effective ways of implementing structures within an organisation, covering issues such as social inclusion, food security, entrepreneurship, communication and participation. Graduates will be able to organise and facilitate processes of innovation and change, addressing gender differences, youth unemployment, food shortages, migration, social conflicts and competing claims on natural resources.
Disaster Risk Management
If you choose the specialisation Disaster Risk Management, the Management of Development programme builds on the following competences and upon graduation you will be able to:
Food and Nutricion Security
If you choose the specialisation Food and Nutrition Security, the Management of Development programme builds on the following competences and upon graduation you will be able to:
Social Inclusion, Gender and Youth
If you choose the specialisation Social Inclusion, Gender and Youth, the Management of Development programme builds on the following competences and upon graduation you will be able to:
The Master programme in Management of Development consists of 8 main study units:
The study load per study unit is expressed in European Credits (EC). The total programme accounts for 60 EC.
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Rural development theories
Food security and rural livelihoods
Management of development professionalism
Organisations and institutions
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