Masters programmes

Learn more about the range of masters programmes that enable students to focus on global development challenges and contribute to fields of academy enquiry that are offered by schools across the University of Edinburgh.

MSc in International Development

MSc Science and Technology

The MSc in International Development is offered by the Graduate School of Social and Political Science. The programme assists students in developing a deep understanding of development processes in the Global South, and how international thinking and development practice has impacted around the world.

MSc in Africa & International Development

MSc Africa Studies

The MSc in Africa and International Development is offered by the Graduate School of Social and Political Science. The programme offers a grounded and multi-disciplinary grasp of issues of development in an African context.

MSc in Environment & Development

MSc Environment and Development

The MSc in Environment and Development is offered by the School of GeoSciences. The programme explores links between environmental change and the well-being of people living in poverty.

MSc Global Challenges

MSc South Asia and International Development

The MSc Global Challenges is a part time, online programme that tackles the inter-related global challenges of development, health and environment.

Global Development Academy Masters Scholarship

GDA Masters Scholarship

The University of Edinburgh will offer 1 Master's scholarship covering the overseas rate of fee for students from less developed countries and 3 Master's scholarships covering the "home" rate of tuition fee for UK/EU students for eligible Master's programmes offered by the University.

Scholarships will be available for students pursuing one of the following Global Development Academy programmes: MSc International Development; MSc Africa and International Development; MSc Environment and Development.


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