The Master of Development Studies is a multidisciplinary programme that sets to provide solid grounding in development from theoretical, conceptual, historical and contemporary perspectives, as well as a good grasp of empirical research, policy analysis, and development in practice particularly applicable to development scholars, practitioners and policymakers. The programme exposes students to development theories and a wide range of topics related to development. The students are also trained to conduct research in development studies.
Postgraduate Handbook (Economics and Administration Field) 2021/2022
MASTER OF DEVELOPMENT STUDIES MINI HANDBOOK 2022-2023
"REMINDER: Please take note that students are required to register for courses with the course code as stated in the handbook by respective cohort intake."
*Optional Courses offered in each semester may vary from semester to semester
An International applicant who wishes to follow a Master of Development Studies programme shall obtain at least the result below in one of the English Language competency examinations as stated below:
• A minimum score of 550 for paper-based total (PBT), a score of 213 for the computer-based total (CBT) or a score of 80 for the internet-based total (IBT) for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL);
• A minimum score of band 5.5 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) (Academic);
• Pearson Test of Academic English (PTE Academic) with a minimum score of 42;
• Minimum band 4 Malaysian University English Test (MUET).
Last Update: 24/02/2023