BSc Global Development / Overview

Please note that this course is subject to approval.

Year of entry: 2023

Degree awarded
Bachelor of Science (Honours)
Duration
3 years
Typical A-level offer
AAB
Typical contextual A-level offer

ABB

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Typical International Baccalaureate offer
35 points overall. 6, 6, 5 in higher-level subjects

We are aware of the planned changes to the IB Mathematics curriculum. IB students will be able to choose from Mathematics: analysis and approaches and Mathematics: applications and interpretation from September 2019.

Applicants studying the International Baccalaureate Career Related Programme (IBCP) should contact the academic School prior to applying so that their academic profile can be considered.

Full entry requirements

How to apply
 
UCAS course code
L905
UCAS institution code
M20

Course overview

  • We’re one of the top ten departments for development studies in the world (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022).
  • Focus on the social, economic and environmental challenges faced by the Global South and explore connections with the developed world in the Global North.
  • 85% of our research outputs are either ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ (Research Excellence Framework 2021), meaning that you will be taught by world-leading experts in their fields.
  • Benefit from an impressive history of development studies at Manchester of over 60 years - we have educated more than 10,000 students from across the world who now help drive forward sustainable development and social justice for all.

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All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).

Scholarships/sponsorships

We are committed to attracting and supporting the very best students from all backgrounds to study this course.  

You could be eligible for cash bursaries of up to £2,500 to support your studies. 

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Contact details

School/Faculty
School of Environment, Education and Development
School/Faculty overview
See: The School .

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