York University - Graduate Studies

Development Studies

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Program Information

School:York University - Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Graduate Studies
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Human Development and Family Studies, General
Description:Program focus is to provide students with a full range of conceptual and methodological tools necessary for developing a deeper understanding of current issues and challenges of sustainable human development as it confronts us in our globalizing world. Gain real-world experience with a variety of international internships and volunteer opportunities and through the program’s required field work component.

This exciting new program will provide an additional opportunity for you to undertake studies in the area of graduate-level international development studies at York University. The program that follows York’s commitment to the values of social justice, equality, democracy and sustainability.
URL:Development Studies at York University - Graduate Studies
Cost per year:*
National: $3,709

Cost per year is for the 2017-2018 academic year and includes tuition and supplementary fees.

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio
The minimum requirements for admission to the Masters Program in Development Studies include: a completed (120-credit) Honours degree in a relevant humanities, social science, or related applied program; and a B average in the last two years of study.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on November 17, 2017