Global Development

Top 20 in the world

Development Studies at Leeds is ranked Top 20 in the world, QS World Subject Rankings, 2023

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Your Global Development Masters at Leeds

As part of your Masters, you will join the School of Politics and International Studies, a vibrant school where research and experience in the field informs and ignites our teaching. We provide the academic tuition and skills training needed to explore and make a difference in global challenges locally, nationally and internationally.

Focus on key issues while developing relevant skills for the field with this broad course, then tailor to your interests with optional modules covering Africa, conflict, gender and more.

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Covering the key issues and skills needed for the field, this Masters course has a particular focus on the role of education in developing areas.

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