MSc International Development: Globalisation, Trade and Industry / Careers
Year of entry: 2021
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This course will prepare you for employment in a range of development-related fields, including research, policy and practice. A wide range of transferable skills will be developed, including analytical and professional skills.
More generally, the Global Development Institute (GDI) will equip you with the skills for specialist positions in development-related NGOs and public and private organisations. Potential careers include:
- international development;
- non-governmental organisations;
- central and local government;
- project implementation;
- urban and regional development policy;
- human resources;
- information and communication technologies;
- project management;
Top employers of our GDI graduates include:
- African Union;
- Mercy Corps;
- The British Council;
- the World Bank;
- the Department for International Development.
The University has its own dedicated Careers Service that you would have full access to as a student and for two years after you graduate. At Manchester you will have access to a number of opportunities to help boost your employability .
Careers Support for International Students
The Careers Service provide specialist resources, advice and events for international students to help with career planning and making the most of your time while studying in Manchester.
- Working in the UK after study
- Working during study
- Professional and alumni networks for international students
The University of Manchester is proud to have the largest global alumni community of any campus based university in the UK. International alumni groups are a great way to keep in touch with fellow Manchester graduates in your country. It is an opportunity to build professional and social networks.
You can view the alumni networks already operating across the globe, here