Oxford Brookes University - Postgraduate Studies

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Global Development and Humanitarian Practice

Oxford Brookes University - Postgraduate Studies

Faculty:School of Architecture
Field of Study:Development Economics and International Development
International Relations and Affairs
International/Global Studies
Course Based:Yes
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $29,770

Cost is an approximation, converted from British Pounds.


Development and humanitarian practice is a complex, rapidly evolving blend of issues and challenges in the 21st century. And we teach it as such.

Study the political context of an armed conflict or natural hazard and how this can influence humanitarian efforts and human-rights-based responses. You can look at which development approaches have increased the impacts of climate change and disasters, and explore how cultural differences affect outcomes. Or gain a practical understanding of designing aid programmes, factoring in long term development goals, humanitarian imperatives and adaptive working.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    The programme is open to candidates who fulfil at least one of the following conditions:

    • hold a good honours degree in a related discipline such as anthropology, sociology, economics, geography, psychology and other social sciences, architecture, Law, public health, public administration. Other fields are also welcomed, for example, medicine, IT, communications, information systems etc.
    • hold a relevant recognised diploma or professional qualification (eg in architecture, planning, environmental psychology, public health, public administration)
    • are in their final year of studying a degree in any relevant discipline
    • have substantial and proven field experience.

    * 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.

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