The University of Sussex was named the best university in the world for Development Studies for the fourth year in a row this week (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020), once again seeing off competition from Harvard University, one of the most esteemed universities in the world, as well as the University of Oxford, for top spot.
Learn more about why the Development Studies MA at Sussex is world beating below and, if you wish to begin your Sussex application, arrange a free consultation with SI-UK today.
Development Studies MA at Sussex Facts
By choosing to study Development Studies at Sussex you will develop a deep understanding of the main debates in development, approaching problems with creativity, confidence and working collaboratively. The end result will see you able to tackle some of the 21st century’s most pressing challenges in the form of inequality, sustainability and security.
- Graduate Prospects
100% of students who graduated from Sussex’s Institute of Development Studies were in work or further study six months after graduating. They went on to find employment in varied roles such as:
- Aid effectiveness specialist, Korea International Cooperation Agency
- Campaigner, Greenpeace
- Consultant, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization
- Course Length
The course lasts 1-year full-time and 2-years part-time.
- Entry Requirements
International students are required to hold a bachelors degree in a social sciences or related subject area. An IELTS score of 7.0 is also required.