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M.Sc. in Development Practice (Ireland) Deadline: June 30, 2018

Led by the Trinity College Dublin (TCD), School of Natural Science

Application Deadline

June 30, 2018

Course Commencement

September 1, 2018

Duration of the Course

Two Years

 Program Details

The Master in Development Practice (MDP) led by the Trinity College Dublin (TCD) School of Natural Science, in collaboration with leading scientific researchers, and national and international organisations with specialist skills, is a world leading and uniquely innovative program that blends science and social science to further international development.

The MDP is part of the only global educational network involving 30 universities across all continents, where the students receive leading edge transdisciplinary training in four “pillars”- health, natural, social and management sciences. Students complete a research project with an Irish Based International Development Non-Governmental Organisation.  Additionally, they spend up to three months completing cross-disciplinary fieldwork in a developing location, and undertake internships in international organisations like UN Women, WHO, FAO, OECD, World Bank, and UNESCAP.

Admission Requirements

Read Development Economics: Theory and Practice for perspectives and tools to think analytically and critically about the major economic development issues in the world.

You are invited to apply if you hold

  • first or high second class honors degrees (grade point average 3.5 equivalent) awarded by recognized universities, institutions, or recognized degree awarding bodies (e.g. NCEA, CNAA).
  • other degrees from recognized universities/ degree granting institutions and have experienced at least three years of appropriate employment.
  • recognized professional qualifications obtained through examinations, and have spent at least four years in study and who, in addition, have been employed for at least two years in the work of their profession.

Please submit evidence of competency in English in a test administered by an institution independent of their own university (e.g. the British Council) if your first language is not English.

Application Process

All applications must be made online. To apply click here.

For further information on applying to taught courses in Trinity College, see Trinity Graduate Studies.

Applications for 2018/19 (September 2018 intake) are now open at TCD Postgraduate webpage.

The Admissions Committee strongly recommend early applications, especially from international students. All completed applications will be turned around within 20 working days from date of submission (of all documents).

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