Understand your rapidly changing world
Congratulations on becoming an offer-holder in Global Development at The University of Manchester.
When you choose Manchester, you benefit from the Institute being one of the largest and most diverse providers of development studies in Europe.
Unlock opportunities to shape your future and make a difference with your degree.
Ranked highly for Global Development
We're one of the top ten departments for development studies in the world (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022).
Gain valuable experience
85% of our research outputs are either 'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent' (Research Excellence Framework 2021).
Your next steps
Careers and employability
Make your mark at Manchester
Global Development at Manchester opens up a whole world of career opportunities.
After your graduation, you will be well equipped for a wide range of positions in the public and private sectors working on developmental issues, including charities, non-governmental organisations, international organisations, governments, policy making, media or politics either in the UK or abroad.
Learning and support
Providing high-quality education
How you will learn
We are committed to providing a high-quality learning environment.
Learning through a variety of traditional and participatory methods.
Research with impact
The Global Development Institute produces and co-produces research that extends knowledge frontiers and we're driven by the desire to advance social justice on a global scale.