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MSc Development Studies (Palestine Pathway)

School of Oriental and African Studies

  • September, 2020 Start Date

  • 1 year Duration

  • Full Time Study Mode

  • £12120.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

Applicants apply for the MSc Development Studies programme but can decide to follow the Palestine Pathway upon arrival by choosing the combination of modules required for this pathway (see Structure tab).

We welcome applications from those who have worked in a broad field of development, but also from students without relevant work experience who can demonstrate a strong interest in, and understanding of, development issues in Palestine.

Students taking the Palestine Pathway will develop a specialist understanding of Development Studies in the context of Palestine. Development issues in Palestine are a major focus of NGO and international organisations that work in the Middle East. SOAS' recognised strengths in this area, including the establishment of the Centre for Palestine Studies, makes this a unique and exciting opportunity for those interested in Palestine.

Applicants apply for the MSc Development Studies programme but can decide to follow the Palestine Pathway upon arrival by choosing the combination of modules required for this pathway (see Structure tab). We welcome applications from those who have worked in a broad field of development, but also from students without relevant work experience who can demonstrate a strong...

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Course Content

Students must take 180 credits per year comprised of 120 taught credits (including core, compulsory and optional modules) and a 60 credit dissertation.

Core modules: A core module is required for the degree programme, so must always be taken and passed before you move on to the next year of your programme.

Compulsory modules: A compulsory module is required for the degree programme, so must always be taken, and if necessary can be passed by re-taking it alongside the next year of your programme.

Optional modules: These are designed to help students design their own intellectual journey while maintaining a strong grasp of the fundamentals.

Students must take 180 credits per year comprised of 120 taught credits (including core, compulsory and optional modules) and a 60 credit dissertation. Core modules: A core module is required for the degree programme, so must always be taken and passed before you move on to the next year of your programme.

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Available Dates

Location Start Date Price  

Classroom

Russell Square

Full Time, 1 year

September, 2020

£12120.00

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Classroom

Russell Square

Part Time, 2 years

September, 2020

£6060.00

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Entry Requirements

Minimum upper second class honours degree (or equivalent). Relevant work experience may also be considered.

Minimum upper second class honours degree (or equivalent). Relevant work experience may also be considered.

Additional Information

Please note that the fees below are for this academic year only. The fees go up each year therefore your tuition fee in your second & subsequent years of study will be higher.  Our continuing students, on the same degree programme, are protected from annual increases higher than 5%.  2 year full-time programmes who have 2 years of full-time fees will be subject to this increase. 

Please note that the fees below are for this academic year only. The fees go up each year therefore your tuition fee in your second & subsequent years of study will be higher.  Our continuing students, on the same degree programme, are protected from annual increases higher than 5%.  2 year full-time programmes who have 2 years of full-time fees will be subject to this...

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