Global Development Institute Distance Learning Awards (January 2019 entry)
Type of award
School of Environment, Education and Development
Continuation of award
Continuation of the award is subject to satisfactory progress.
The Global Development Institute is pleased to announce the availability of 2 tuition fee waivers for academically excellent professionals studying either MSc Human Resource Management and Development (International Development) or MSc Management and Information Systems: Change and Development (Distance Learning).
1 tuition fee waiver is available for each programme.
Level(s) of study
This funding is available to students undertaking the following types of study:
- Postgraduate taught
Allowed study options
This funding is available to students undertaking the following modes of study:
- Part-time distance learning
This funding is available to students undertaking study in:
- Development Studies
- Human Resources
- International Development
Applicants must hold a First Class Honours Degree or equivalent and not previously studied in an OECD country
English Language Requirement
Applicants must hold an English language certificate equivalent to an IELTS overall score of 6.5, with 6.5 in writing and no less than 6.0 in any other component.
We will not require additional evidence of English language from applicants of a UKVI defined majority English speaking country.
This funding is available to international students.
Other eligibility criteria
Applicants must currently be in employment with a minimum of three years relevant work experience.
You must be a national of and resident in one of the listed Africa-Caribbean-Pacific Commonwealth Small States:
Botswana, eSwatini, Lesotho, Mauritius, Namibia, Seychelles, The Gambia; Fiji Islands, Kiribati, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu; Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago
Applications are open to prospective applicants of our MSc Human Resource Management and Development (International Development) and our MSc Management and Information Systems: Change and Development (Distance Learning) programmes only.
To apply candidates must submit a 500 word statement detailing how they will apply their learning to develop a credible career track into development leadership. Candidates must submit the following documents at the time of application:
- Degree Certificate
- Degree Transcripts
- Curriculum Vitae (CV)
- 1 x Professional Reference
- 1 x Academic Reference
- English language certificate
Candidates are not required to hold an academic offer of a place on their chosen course at the time of application.
Applications must be submitted through the online application form .
02 Jan 2019
Contact details for enquiries
- Recruitment and Admissions Office
Tel: 0161 275 0969