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Open University Postgraduate Certificate in Global Development
Open University

Postgraduate Certificate in Global Development

Online United Kingdom

1 Years


Full time

05 Sep 2024

05 Oct 2024

GBP 3,320 *

Distance Learning

* total cost of fee in England


The world is at a turning point, with humanity facing unprecedented global challenges. In this postgraduate certificate in Global Development, you'll explore historical and contemporary theories about global development and critically examine their role in shaping development policy and practice, the opportunities and challenges humanity faces in tackling global challenges and bringing about positive change.

It will provide you with an in-depth understanding of key development issues, such as migration, environmental sustainability and the global politics of development, and encourage you to reflect on ways to engage with development issues at different scales.

You will be introduced to a conceptual framework to help analyse and understand global development in a multitude of contexts, drawing on a range of case study material. In the process, you will enhance your skills in critical thinking, working with evidence, and presenting arguments using a variety of techniques and media.

Key features

  • Provides knowledge and understanding of theories and concepts to make sense of global development issues.
  • Critically engages with the global development agenda, including the Sustainable Development Goals.
  • Encourages you to reflect on your standpoint, and that of others, with respect to global development debates.
  • Builds essential skills for a career in development and related areas.

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