Development Studies

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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Common Degree/Major Names

BA/BSc
Development Economics
BSc
Environment and Development
BA/BSc
Global Affairs
BA/BSc
Global Challenges
BA
Global Development
BSc
Global Sustainability Science
BASc
Global Sustainable Development
BA/BSc
Globalisation
BA/BSc
International Development
BA/BSc
Social Sciences
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Analytical
Attention to Detail
Data Manipulation
ICT
Idea Visualisation
Listening
Note Taking
Problem Solving
Research
Speaking (Verbal Communication)
Staying Motivated / Working Hard
Staying Positive (Resilience)
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Institution
Country
Campus Type
Size
Education Model
Selectivity
Sciences Po
France
City Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
https://www.sciencespo.fr/en/education/education-glance
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
University of Florida
USA
Rural Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model), Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution
Selective (25-50% admitted)
University of East Anglia (UEA)
UK
Suburban Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution
Somewhat Selective (50-75% admitted)
Brunel University London
UK
Suburban Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model), Integrated or Thematic degrees, Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution
Selective (25-50% admitted) Admissions rate varies by subjects, with Medicine and Healthcare subjects extremely selective
Minerva University
USA, South Korea, India, Germany, Argentina, UK and Taiwan.
City Campus
Small Institution <5000
Fully active learning in every class. Small, engaging seminar format.
Extremely Selective (<10% admitted) - https://www.minerva.kgi.edu/undergraduate-program/admissions/applicant-qualifications/
UBC - University of British Columbia
Canada
Suburban Campus
Very Large Institution (Vancouver) Medium Institution (Okanagan)
We are a comprehensive, research-based institution with flexible study options to suit individual learners’ needs.
Selective (25-50% admitted)
University of Warwick
UK
Suburban Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
We offer a range of degrees including: Single Subject Focus (Joint degrees available), Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model) and Thematic degrees
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
Brussels School of Governance (Vesalius College)
Belgium
City Island Campus
Small Institution <5000
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model)
Somewhat Selective (50-75% admitted) - We adopt a holistic approach to admissions.
Rutgers University
USA
Urban City, Suburban Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
We are a large, state, research university. Our offerings include liberal arts and professional schools such as Business, Engineering, Performing and Visual Arts, Pharmacy, etc.
Selective (25-50% admitted)
University of Reading
UK, Malaysia
Suburban Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Single subject and extensive joint honours
Not given by institution
University of Toronto
Canada
City Island Campus, Suburban Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
UofT is a leading comprehensive research institution where students can mix & match programs areas.
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted). The majority of our programs want low to mid 30's, competitive areas STEM/BUS high 30s+
University of Leeds
UK
City Island Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
We offer a wide variety of single honours and interdisciplinary programmes
Selective (25-50% admitted)
University of Sussex
UK
Suburban Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Single and Joint Honours but a new Liberal Arts degree and keenly promote an interdisciplinary approach encouraging students to take subjects outside of their own where possible.
Less Selective (>75% admitted)
American University
USA
Suburban Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
Single Subject Focus (Joint degrees available), Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model), Integrated or Thematic degrees, Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution
Selective (25-50% admitted)
University of Southern California (USC)
USA
City Island Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Liberal Arts Foundation with Subject Focus
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
King's College London
UK
City Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Single, Dual courses (and/with). We do offer Liberal Arts
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Northeastern University
USA
City Island Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
Northeastern is a research university that emphasizes the application of knowledge in the real world.
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
University of Edinburgh
Scotland - UK
Urban City, City Island Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Single and joint honours degrees, often with the opportunity to study additional outside modules.
Selective (25-50% admitted)
The University of Bath
UK
Suburban Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Researched Focused Institution
Selective (25-50% admitted). Selectiveness varies, with some courses being more competitive than others.
University of Manchester
UK
City Island Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
Single subject focus with some predefined combination/Joint Honours courses that combine complementary areas of study e.g. Engineering with Management
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
University of Wisconsin-Madison
USA
City - Island Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
Liberal arts, exploratory. Students will take classes across disciplines.
Selective (25-50% admitted)
University of York
UK
Suburban Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Single Subject Focus (Joint degrees available), Integrated or Thematic degrees, Researched Focused Institution
Not Given
University College Utrecht
Netherlands
City Island Campus
Small Institution <5000
Liberal Arts and Science: Compose a multi-disciplinary curriculum, 230+ classes in humanities, science and social science
Selective (25-50% admitted) - Annually we have about 1,200 applications for 250 places.
Georgia Institute of Technology
USA
City Island Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Technologically based education combined with experiential learning.
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
UK
City Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
Specialist Social Science institution
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
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