What can I become if I study international development?

What can I become if I study international development?

What can I do with an undergraduate degree in International Development?

  • Activist.
  • Community Worker.
  • Fundraiser.
  • Child Welfare Policy Analyst.
  • Community Economic Development Officer.
  • Development Service Worker.
  • International Aide and Development Project Analyst.
  • International Relations Specialist.

What is International Development Studies?

‘The study of international development is fundamental to understanding the moral, practical and political challenges that confront humanity today, such as climate change, education, health, poverty and inequality,’ says Dr Alexander Beresford, member of the Centre for Global Development Research, School of Politics …

What can you do with a degree in development studies?

Sample Job Titles

  • Business or Government Consultant.
  • Community Development Worker.
  • Development Officer.
  • Diplomat.
  • Economic Development Advisor/Officer.
  • Economic Policy Analyst.
  • Ecotourism Guide/Agent.
  • Foreign Service Officer.

Which is the first University in New Zealand to offer international development?

Massey University, in 1989, was the first in New Zealand to offer courses leading to recognised qualifications in Development Studies. In 2019 we celebrated our 30th anniversary! We’ve built on that reputation by developing world-class courses in international development.

How are development studies related to international development?

Development Studies examines the transformation of communities and societies around the world while critically engaging with concepts and outcomes of international development from various perspectives. Development Studies seeks to understand how societies, regions and communities change.

How are international students funded in New Zealand?

Some of our international students are funded by New Zealand Aid Scholarships for people from developing countries to study in New Zealand. The Sustainable Development Goals Scholarship is for students who plan a career in sustainable development to enrol in the Master of Sustainable Development Goals programme.

Why is the University of Auckland good for Development Studies?

Our high-quality academic training will give you a strong foundation to take on some of the most pressing issues facing humanity, such as hunger, poverty, social injustice and rising inequality. Development Studies at the University of Auckland was placed in the top 100 in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021.

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