Development Studies Week 2021

Development Studies Week took place from 22 March – 26 March. Our four development schools and the Institute of Development Studies hosted webinars, sample lectures and live Q&A sessions, providing an insight into postgraduate development studies at Sussex.

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  • 1stin the world for Development Studies for the fifth year running*

  • Over 25thematic Masters development courses, taught in 4 different schools and the Institute of Development Studies

  • 20Different online events, featuring academics, international students and alumni

 *QS World University Rankings 2021


Development Studies Week provided an exciting introduction to where and how we teach postgraduate development studies and the top careers our graduates go onto.

Each School and the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), provided daily online events introducing you to their courses, entry requirements, unique benefits and career prospects.

Sessions were hosted by a range of leading academics and featured former international students (alumni), who gave an overview of their careers and answered questions in webinars and live interactive Instagram Live sessions.

The week also featured research talks and sample lectures, allowing students to get a taste of the teaching style and the leading work our academics do in their areas.

Programme of events

Monday 22 March

School of Media, Arts and Humanities – Media Practice for Development and Social Change MA

Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

Tuesday 23 March

University of Sussex Business School – Development Economics MSc

University of Sussex Business School – Science Policy Research Unit  

Wednesday 24 March School of Global Studies
Thursday 25 March Institute of Development Studies (IDS)
Friday 26 March Centre for International Education – International Education and Development MA

Monday 22 March

Tuesday 23 March

Wednesday 24 March

Thursday 25 March

Friday 26 March

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