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Queen's University
 

Department of Global Development Studies

Graduate Program

graduate photoGlobal Development Studies offers an exciting opportunity for graduate students to further their academic training in this dynamic research field. Our interdisciplinary training offers a unique Master of Arts degree that builds from core strengths in the political economy of development and the cultural politics of development. In combining course-based learning with close supervision, the program provides students with key conceptual tools and broad thematic knowledge to undertake independent and critical research in a wide range of development issues.

Previous students within the program have used our training and supervision to undertake research on a wide range of themes: from issues of food security, aid policies and climate change to indigenous movements, health care provision and street children. Student projects have also covered a wide range of geographical regions: from Ontario to Bolivia, South Africa to Guatemala.

We offer the flexibility of a one-year course based option and a two-year thesis based option, with a diverse range of courses to supplement our core program.

If after reviewing our website you have further questions please contact the Graduate Assistant.

Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000