Development Studies

Development Studies is a multidisciplinary social science subject. It has a particular focus on developing countries and issues relating to social and economic development. It incorporates aspects of the fields of anthropology, criminology, demography, ecology, economics, geography, history, international relations, philosophy, political science, public management and sociology. Development studies is a relatively new academic discipline and is often taught in combination with more traditional degree subjects.

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Universities Offering Degrees within Accounting and Finance

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Institution Size
Education Model
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American University
Our 91-acre campus is located in northwest of Washington DC
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Single Subject Focus (Joint degrees available), Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model), Integrated or Thematic degrees, Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution
Brussels School of Governance (Vesalius College)
City Campus
Small Institution <5000
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model)
University of Bath
Suburban Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Selective (25-50% admitted). Selectiveness varies, with some courses being more competitive than others.
Researched Focused Institution
Leiden University
The Netherlands
Leiden University is located in both Leiden and The Hague.
Very Large Institution
Somewhat Selective. Selectivity depends on the programme.
Leiden University offers a mix of focused, inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary programmes.
Michigan State University
Large campus surrounded by a small city (East Lansing) within the Lansing Metro area (500,000 people)
Very Large Institution >30,000
Somewhat Selective (50-75% admitted)
Liberal Arts with a heavy emphasis on research
Minerva Schools at KGI
USA, South Korea, India, Germany, Argentina, UK and Taiwan.
Small Institution
Extremely Selective -
University College Utrecht
City Island Campus - An American-style campus in the Netherlands. Highly international and housing guaranteed.
Small Institution <5000
Selective (25-50% admitted) - Annually we have about 1,200 applications for 250 places.
Liberal Arts and Science: Compose a multi-disciplinary curriculum, 230+ classes in humanities, science and social science
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