Development Studies at Leeds top 40 in the world

Leeds has climbed the QS World University Rankings by subject, now ranked 33rd in the world for development studies for 2021.

This result demonstrates the University of Leeds’ dedication to the crucial area of development studies, a field which has widespread, real-world impact.

Development studies is a key interdisciplinary strength for the School of Politics and International Studies as well as the Faculty of Social Sciences and the University more broadly.

Find out more about the School’s research and expertise in this area, including the impact of our interdisciplinary research.

If you’re interested in postgraduate study, you can also explore our masters courses in development studies