Graduate Institute (IHEID) Looking for an alternative to an MBA? This Master will bring you to a different level of leadership, one that focuses on impact and meaning. - Become a visionary leader - Embrace complexity and radically reframe the questions - Develop an adaptive mindset to set a direction not a destination - Master tools that call upon imagination and creativity to develop a innovative vision - Experience a human-centered approach to leadership and test solutions – as well as yourself - Gain a holistic understanding of world dynamics and lead change in business and society
- A tailor-made learning journey Combination of building blocks | At your own rhythm - A broad array of topics to choose from Geopolitics & global governance | Environment | Sustainable finance | Global health | Conflict and fragility | Development | Gender | Policy and decision-making processes - A portfolio of skills Design thinking | Strategic foresight | Systems thinking | Advocacy | Multidimensional negotiation - Diversity in approaches and perspectives Economic | Political | Social | Legal | Cultural - An intensive module on adaptive leadership Inner agility | Complexity and question reframing | Vision building | Caring leadership
Who is this programme for? Senior executives and mid-career leaders from all sectors and backgrounds who want to: Design their learning journey at their own pace as needs arise; Reinvent their professional path and become visionary leaders; Gain a holistic view of world affairs; Make a positive contribution to the world.
International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) The Master of Arts in Development Studies at the International Institute of Social Studies offers a solid academic and professionally relevant training in theory and methods for development studies. It is designed for those wishing to start or continue their professional careers in the area of development. In the MA programme you learn about the most recent theories and debates. You will also learn to apply this knowledge to practical issues of development and social change.
Critical thinking MA students are encouraged to develop a critical understanding of major debates, theories and strategic interventions and of the skills to analyze the issues, and to design and assess interventions aimed at tackling these issues. An essential part of this process is to develop skills in research methodology, which will be applied in a research paper prepared as a requirement for the Masters degree.
Majors The MA Programme in Development Studies is organized into five Majors and an MA track in Migration and Diversity. You must select one of these when you apply to the MA programme. - Agrarian, Food and Environmental Studies (AFES) - Economics of Development (ECD) - Governance and Development Policy (GDP) - Human Rights, Gender and Conflict Studies: Social Justice Perspectives (SJP) - Social Policy for Development (SPD) - Migration and Diversity Track MIG
National University of Political Studies and Public Administration (DRIIE-SNSPA) Within a current system that is passing through a period of transition that generates instability and insecurity at regional and international level, Europe has been confronted with conflicts such as the war from August 2008 (Georgia), the Ukrainian crisis, negative dynamics in the Western Balkans and Middle East that pose direct threats to the EU’s security. The Master Programme Analysis and Conflict Resolution deals with the latest international and regional vulnerabilities and risks by fostering the development of skills necessary for future experts in conflict management.
The Master is addressed to people who wish to pursue a career in national and international organizations, specialized in conflict management such as OSCE, UN, NATO, the EU, etc. During the two years of study, students will have the opportunity to participate in: various international model simulations (the European Council, Council of Europe, the UN Security Council, NATO, OSCE), workshops held by various national and international recognized experts that are specialized in conflict management and various conferences within the Department.
This program is addressed to university graduates under Bologna system (3 years) or to those who graduated from long term university study programs (4 years). Form of study: full time, 2 years, 120 ECTS
Centre for Development Studies, University of Bath (CDS) Develop an in-depth understanding of contemporary development issues, and gain the specialist skills to work in peacebuilding, conflict analysis and humanitarian response. Whether you are a graduate aiming to pursue a development or humanitarian career in conflict-affected regions, or a professional wishing to deepen your knowledge and critical thinking, this course is for you.
The course addresses the core global challenges of conflict and humanitarian crisis and explores a variety of tools and approaches for responding in these contexts. Rooted in real-world practical and policy challenges, the course is founded on Bath’s outstanding international expertise in international development. It uses innovative learning approaches to promote in-depth investigation of cases and issues, while drawing links across global, regional, national and local scales. The course offers you the opportunity of a placement-based research project, providing hands-on experience to complement classroom-based learning.
You will leave the course with: - in-depth and interdisciplinary understanding of the theories and concepts that underpin contemporary humanitarian action and conflict response - a critical understanding of humanitarian, peacebuilding and development policy and practice - practical skills in research, analysis and communication and an understanding of how these can be applied to the fields of humanitarianism, conflict and development - rich experience of working with people from a wide range of disciplinary, professional and national backgrounds
Centre for Development Studies, University of Bath (CDS) Develop the skills and understanding to tackle the global challenges of poverty, inequality, conflict, sustainability and social justice. Whether you are a graduate aiming to make a difference in the world, or a professional wishing to deepen your knowledge and critical thinking, our suite of International Development MSc courses is for you. Engaged with current debates in policy and practice and grounded in interdisciplinary social sciences, you will develop the tools and confidence to work towards creative solutions that address practical problems in strategic ways.
Four distinct pathways provide a choice of flexibility and breadth, or the chance to pursue a particular interest in greater depth. Innovative learning approaches promote in-depth investigation of particular cases and issues. These will draw out connections and contradictions between different actors and analytical perspectives, across global, regional, national and local scales. The opportunity of a placement, leading to a work-based project, will provide hands-on experience to complement classroom-based learning.
You have the choice of taking the interdisciplinary MSc or one of three specialist pathways: - MSc International Development with Conflict and Humanitarian Action - MSc International Development with Economics - MSc International Development, Social justice and Sustainability