This masters degree will:
- identify key concepts and issues in education, health promotion and international development
- develop the knowledge and skills you need to write project proposals and plans to implement and evaluate health promotion initiatives
- reflect on research, analysis, policy and practice in relation to education and health promotion in low- and middle-income countries
- enable you to critically review arguments, advance your own analysis and undertake research on education, international development and the promotion of health and well-being.
This masters degree offers the opportunity to:
- study a programme that is unique in the UK
- learn from experts in health promotion and education in lowand middle-income contexts
- benefit from taking part in lectures and seminars given by international guest speakers
- work with a diverse student group (our alumni are from more than 80 countries)
- take part in a study visit to Paris (not included in the programme fee), incorporating UNESCO and the International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP)
- become a member of the London International Development Centre, a multidisciplinary centre of the University of London.
Professionals and practitioners working in health, education, health promotion and/ or social development in low- or middleincome countries; also those who would like to transfer their expertise in highincome countries to these contexts.Entry requirements
A good first degree or equivalent (for example, our BA Education Studies(Honours) and, normally, appropriate experience in a low- or middle-income country.Core topics
- Education and international development: concepts, theories and issues
- Participatory planning and project management for health promotion in the context of international development.
- Developing and promoting health and well-being
- Economic perspectives on education policy
- Education and development in Asia
- Education and Muslim communities
- Gender, education and development
- Gender: theory and practice in education
- Introduction to social research
- Learners, learning and teaching in the context of Education for All
- Planning for education and development
- Theories of childhood and children's rights.
By coursework and a 20,000-word dissertation or 10,000-word report.Attendance
Mixed mode, including face-to-face daytime sessions, evening intensive courses and online learning.Where do our students go?
Graduates of this masters degree are currently working as:
- policy-makers and advisers in government ministries and departments
- policy and programme managers in international NGOs and development agencies
- teachers and lecturers in schools, colleges and universities
- international development consultants
- PhD students.
- Education And International Development: Concepts, Theories And Issues
- Promoting Health And Wellbeing: Planning, Practice And Participation
- Children's Rights In Practice
- Economic Perspectives Of Education Policy
- Education and Development in Asia
- Education and Muslim Communities
- Gender, Education and Development
- Gender: Theory and Practice in Education
- Introduction to Social Research in Health Promotion
- Learners, Learning and Teaching in the Context of Education for All
- Planning for Education and Development
- Theories of Childhood and Children's Rights