Global Development Academy

Study opportunities

We offer a wide range of study options and methods.

Online distance learning

The Global Development Academy supports the development of online distance learning programmes.

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.

Short courses

Short courses for professionals offered through our partner institutions.

PhD programmes

As one of the world’s leading research institutions, Edinburgh is an exciting and challenging place to conduct doctoral research.


The University of Edinburgh is committed to attracting the best international students, and to widening access.

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