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After earning your secondary school diploma, if you would like to increase your job opportunities, you might consider enrolling in a bachelor’s degree program. This degree confers specialized knowledge and job skills that often make graduates more attractive to employers. A bachelor’s degree also prepares students to further their education at the master’s or PhD level. What is a… Read more

After earning your secondary school diploma, if you would like to increase your job opportunities, you might consider enrolling in a bachelor’s degree program. This degree confers specialized knowledge and job skills that often make graduates more attractive to employers. A bachelor’s degree also prepares students to further their education at the master’s or PhD level.

What is a Bachelor in Development Studies? This degree program teaches students about the complexities of economic growth within societies. It is a multidisciplinary program that offers courses such as anthropology, sociology, world geography, gender and development, and microeconomics. At some institutions, you may choose a geographical area of the world upon which you would like to focus. It is common to finish the program with a major research project. 

In a Bachelor in Development Studies program, many students acquire strong management and communication skills. They may also become better negotiators, capable of understanding complex issues. These skills are highly valuable in all parts of life.

Before enrolling in a Bachelor in Development Studies program, make sure you understand the cost. Every school has its own tuition and fees, and there are many factors that affect expenses. Study your options thoroughly.

As a graduate with a bachelor's degree in development studies, you will be prepared to work in a wide variety of careers. Your choices may include international project director, grant writer, academic researcher, developer of government aid programs, or officer for an NGO. You may become a program coordinator or liaison for governments with offices abroad such as those in embassies or military installations.

The Bachelor in Development Studies program is offered by numerous institutions. You should consider both local schools and foreign opportunities. Get started today. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Malmö University
Malmö, Sweden

Migration and its effects on a global scale has become one of the most fundamental issues concerning societies worldwide. Governments, corporations, politicians and individual ... +

Migration and its effects on a global scale has become one of the most fundamental issues concerning societies worldwide. Governments, corporations, politicians and individuals all over the world try to grasp the possibilities and concerns of increasing mobility on a global scale. International Migration and Ethnic Relations at Malmö University addresses these issues. -
Bachelor
Full-time
3 years
English (UK)
Aug 2023
Campus
 
The University of Law Undergraduate Programmes
London, United Kingdom +4 More

Our BA (Hons) Criminology is a three-year degree, aimed at students who are seeking employment in either the criminal justice sector or associated fields. The course is design ... +

Our BA (Hons) Criminology is a three-year degree, aimed at students who are seeking employment in either the criminal justice sector or associated fields. The course is designed by practising criminologists. It has a high level of face-to-face tuition, with a teaching team which includes practising criminologists in some centres. Students will develop an understanding of key criminology concepts and theories, looking at areas such as cybercrime, migration, terrorism, trafficking, mass incarceration and, drugs and the role they play in the Criminal Justice system. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Sep 2023
Campus
 
Bath Spa University
Bath, United Kingdom

Explore how we can live sustainably with our Global Development and Sustainability degree.

Explore how we can live sustainably with our Global Development and Sustainability degree. -
BSc
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 4 years
English
Aug 2023
Campus
 

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University of Manchester
Manchester, United Kingdom

Explore development studies and data analytics through real-world research issues.

Explore development studies and data analytics through real-world research issues. -
BA
Full-time
3 - 4 years
English
Sep 2023
30 Jun 2023
Campus
 
Lund University
Lund, Sweden

The Bachelor’s programme in Development Studies is interdisciplinary and focuses on economic, social and political processes and their links to development cooperation. The ai ... +

The Bachelor’s programme in Development Studies is interdisciplinary and focuses on economic, social and political processes and their links to development cooperation. The aim is to provide the knowledge needed in order to critically examine and understand the preconditions for, and process of, development. The programme draws on four different scientific traditions: sociology, political science, human geography and economic history. Students gain background knowledge needed to prepare for graduate and doctoral studies, as well as working in development-related fields at government agencies, private firms or NGOs. -
BSc
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
Jagiellonian University
Kraków, Poland

Global and Development Studies (GLAD) is an interdisciplinary program, which aims to equip students with a fundamental understanding of processes of globalization in various s ... +

Global and Development Studies (GLAD) is an interdisciplinary program, which aims to equip students with a fundamental understanding of processes of globalization in various spheres of human activity: law, politics, economy, history, social relations, culture, and communication. Students gain core knowledge of the very phenomena of globalization and international development as well as specialize in their various aspects and influence they have on the contemporary world. The program is structured in such a way that it allows students to focus either on a selected part of the world, or specific global problems and challenges. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
01 Oct 2023
Campus
 
University of Portsmouth
Southsea, United Kingdom

In this BA (Hons) International Development degree course, you’ll learn to address some of the major global challenges of our time, such as poverty and hunger, environmental s ... +

In this BA (Hons) International Development degree course, you’ll learn to address some of the major global challenges of our time, such as poverty and hunger, environmental sustainability, universal education and health care. You'll expand your understanding of the role and purpose of cooperation between governments, international organisations and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in international development, using this to gain insights into strategies to improve people's lives on a global scale. -
BA
Full-time
3 - 4 years
English
Sep 2023
Campus
 
Anglo-American University
Prague, Czech Republic

The B.A. in Political Science: Studies in Social and Political Development program at Anglo-American University are taught by faculty that received training from European, Bri ... +

The B.A. in Political Science: Studies in Social and Political Development program at Anglo-American University are taught by faculty that received training from European, British, and American institutions – bringing many years of dynamic professional experience to the classroom. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Feb 2023
Campus
 
NYACK College
New York, USA

Each semester, Global Community Development Students are enrolled in interactive courses with rich content and experiences. Every course has the added value of embedded fieldw ... +

Each semester, Global Community Development Students are enrolled in interactive courses with rich content and experiences. Every course has the added value of embedded fieldwork experiences, providing the students with a real world application of course content. -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
English
Sep 2023
Campus
 
University College Cork
Cork, Ireland

Are you interested in human rights, health, education, and the environment in the context of development? Or the UN's sustainable goals and the fight against global hunger and ... +

Are you interested in human rights, health, education, and the environment in the context of development? Or the UN's sustainable goals and the fight against global hunger and poverty? If so, this program will be of interest to you. -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
English
Sep 2023
Campus
 
University of Westminster
London, United Kingdom

Development Studies focuses on international development and the challenges associated with a political and economic change in the international system. The course considers t ... +

Development Studies focuses on international development and the challenges associated with a political and economic change in the international system. The course considers the relationships between the global North and South, examining how colonialism and capitalism have shaped our contemporary world. You will explore global poverty and inequality and the impact of globalisation on different parts of the world, including Africa, Asia, the Middle East, China, India, Central Asia and Latin America. -
BA
Full-time
3 - 4 years
English
Sep 2023
Campus