Global Development

Open University in Ireland


Course Name Global Development
Course Provider Open University in Ireland
Course Code K37
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Certificate at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Open University None
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Attendance Options Online or Distance
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters PGCert Glob Dev (Open)
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Duration How long it takes
Maximum – 1 year
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Entry Requirements

Expand+It is recommended that you hold a UK bachelor’s degree (or equivalent), or have had experience of working, in a paid or voluntary capacity, in a development-related agency (international or local), public sector or business setting prior to embarki...


Expand+On completion
On successful completion of the required module you will be awarded the qualification of Postgraduate Certificate in Global Development entitling you to use the letters PGCert Glob Dev (Open) after your name.

You can progress from t...

Course Content

Expand+Postgraduate Certificate in Global Development
In this postgraduate certificate you'll explore historical and contemporary theories about global development and critically examine their role shaping development policy and practice. It will provide y...

Subjects Taught Modules
To gain this qualification, you need 60 credits from the following:
Compulsory module
• Understanding global development (DD870) 60
Next start: 01 Oct 2022

You should note that the University’s unique study rule applies to this qualification. This means that you must include at least 20 credits from OU modules that have not been counted in any other OU qualification that has previously been awarded to you.
Number of Credits 60
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career relevance
Development scholars and practitioners are highly employable social scientists. They go on to a wide range of destinations after graduation, including:
• Development Managers
• Government policy makers
• Development consult...

Further Enquiries Our advisers are available to take your call Monday to Friday from 08:30 to 17:00, excluding public holidays.

Tel: +353 1 678 5399
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