Development Policy and Practice, the Open University (DPP) This course will provide you with the analytical and pragmatic tools to address global challenges, issues of inequalities, violence, migration, health, justice and security. The DPP groups qualifications are grounded in theory from different disciplines but are practice based, providing both ideas to challenge you and practical skills for working in international development. The course offers a range of qualifications, each building towards a Masters programme. This allows you to work in your own time and offers maximum flexibility. The modules mostly run twice a year and have been designed to be studied around your work and family life commitments.
– Thousands of students, from former Presidents to country field workers, from over 100 countries have completed an OU Development Management qualification
– DPP provides supported distance learning. For each module you take you will have a dedicated tutor and access to a programme of tutorials and seminars both online and face-to-face
– DPP offers certificates, diplomas and a full MSc so students can build towards a qualification depending on their work and time commitments
– The Development Management team includes members of the Development Policy and Practice Group – the academics who teach and undertake research into development management – and the Associate Lecturers (ALs), the tutors who help guide the learning of all our students. Wherever you study you will be in the company of the team and our students worldwide, and can enjoy networking with fellow-students, development practitioners and academics
Development Policy and Practice, the Open University (DPP), United Kingdom