Facts & figures

Degree: This Master's programme is officially registered under its name in the Central Register of Higher Education Study Programmes
  • Title: MSc
  • Master's degree in: Development Studies
  • Programme: International Development Studies
Accreditation:
Accredited by the NVAO
Croho code:
60731
Part- or full-time status:
Full-time
Faculty:
Geosciences
Graduate school:
Geosciences
Language of instruction:
English
Duration:
1 year
Credits: 60 credits equals one year full-time study load (European Credit Transfer System, ECTS)
60
Tuition fees:
Start of studies:
September
Accessible for students with a degree from a Dutch University of Applied Sciences (Hogeschool):
Yes, under certain conditions
Educational methods:
  • Lecture : 5%
  • Seminar: 5%
  • Practical: 2%
  • Group work: 3%
  • Independent study: 60%
  • Internship: 25%
Short description:
International Development Studies focuses on current development issues and teaches conceptual, theoretical, and empirical knowledge of trends and topics on the development agenda.
Education and examination regulations:
Teaching and Examination Regulations for the Master’s degree programmes
Internship possibility:
Yes, compulsory
Career outlook:
  • Researcher
  • Consultant
  • Policy advisor
  • Project manager
  • Journalist, Communication
Number of students enrolled last year: Number of students enrolled in the year 2017-2018 (in September, fulltime and parttime)
38
Average time to graduation: Average duration of studies before graduation, rounded off to whole months (source:VSNU, 2017), n>30
Full time: 14 months