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10 Tips for Starting Out your Career in International Development

You will most likely need a Master’s degree, not necessarily in international development. If you don’t have a Master’s already, it will be worth your time to start searching for Master’s degree programs. However, that doesn’t mean your Master’s needs ...

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10 Scholarships Available for International Development Students

Commonwealth Scholarships for Master’s and PhD study – developing Commonwealth country citizens These scholarships are offered to citizens of developing Commonwealth countries for Master’s and PhD study in the UK, funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID). Students ...

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5 Books International Development Professionals Should Read

The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done About It by Paul Collier In his book, The Bottom Billion, Oxford University economics professor Paul Collier discusses the reasons why many impoverished countries cannot progress, ...

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Free online course: Global Health and Humanitarianism

Global Health and Humanitarianism is a course that is currently being offered by the University of Manchester. It is a six-week course that is designed to give students an overview of the situation surrounding humanitarianism and global health both in ...

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Free online course: Conflict Transformation

Conflict Transformation is a course that is currently being offered by Emory University. The course serves as an introduction to the concept of the transformation of conflict and the ways in which if differs from conflict management, resolution and prevention. ...

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