University Of Nottingham, Nottingham, England - Courses & Fees

    Nottingham, EnglandLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    Estd 1881established year

    Master of Science [M.Sc] (International Development Management)

    1 year
    180 Credits
    full time
    Ranked #141 out of 1200 by THE Global Ranking 2022


    $13,721 /Yr
    • Master of Science in International Development Management at the University of Nottingham is a 1-year program.
    • It is an on-campus program offered on a full-time basis.
    • This program also offered a part-time program for a duration of 2 years.
    • This program provides the practical skills required for employment in the development sector, including how to design, implement, and manage development projects.
    • This course is taught through evening classes at the Teaching Centre in central Kuala Lumpur.
    • Students will be required to complete 180 credits over the period of their studies: 120 credits of taught modules and a 60-credit dissertation, based on their own original research.
    • The core modules of the program are:
      • Dissertation: International Development
      • Field Technologies
      • Introduction to International Development
      • Research Methods and Design
    • University provides a dynamic learning environment that offers the opportunity to stretch and test themselves, to question assumptions, conceptualize, and engage with global political phenomena.
    • The School of Politics, History and International Relations (PHIR) provides the University with a unique research-hub in the fields of political science, international relations (IR), and history.
    • The School hosts its own ‘Nottingham International Affairs’ seminar series in which academics and practitioners share their research findings and work experience in the areas of IR, development, politics, and foreign relations.

    Important Dates

    Event End Date
    Term 1 Jul 12, 2021

    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    YearYear 1
    Tuition Fees$13721
    Total Fees$13721

    Eligibility & Entry Requirement

    Academic Eligibility:

    • Students must have a relevant second-class honours degree (or international equivalent) from a recognized university.
    • Students must be qualified in IELTSTOEFL, and PTE to get admission to this program.

    Indian Student Eligibility:

    Indian students are eligible to apply if they complete one of the following eligibility criteria:

    • Students should hold a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university, usually in a relevant subject area. This should be equivalent to at least a UK ‘Upper Second Class (2:1)’ or ‘Lower Second Class (2:2)’ degree.
    • Students from elite institutions will be required to obtain a minimum overall average of 7 / 10 or 60%. These are the college minimum scores and particular departments may seek grades at a higher level.

    Scores Required

    6.5 / 9

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    Required Document List

    The Documents required are:

    • Resume/CV - This provides a summary of a student's experience and skills.
    • Higher Secondary School Certificate - The certificate provided by the education board after completion of the Higher secondary education.
    • Statement of marks - The marks statement provided by the education board.
    • Financial Documentation - The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
    • Letter of Recommendation - This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree.
    • Statement of Purpose - This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
    • English Language Requirement Scores like TOEFLIELTS,..etc.


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    Living Costs

    HeadAvg Cost Per Year
    Room and Board$6966

    VISA & Work Study


    Most international students need a visa/entry clearance to study in the UK. A Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) is a unique reference number given by an immigration sponsor to study in the UK. A CAS number is required for the student visa process. There are two different visas which students can apply for: 

    • Student route: Students will need a student visa if they intend to study in the UK for more than six months.
    • Short-term study visa: The visa can be issued for up to 11 months. Employment is not permitted on this visa.
    • Standard visitor visa: Depending on nationality, permission must either be obtained prior to travel or, in some cases, can be obtained on arrival at the UK border.

    The required documents are:

    • Details of passport
    • Previous Qualifications
    • ATAS Certificate 
    • Bank statements
    • Scholarship letter (if receiving a scholarship)
    • Tuberculosis test results
    • Criminal record certificate
    • Parents or legal guardian letters if they are under 18.
    • Recent passport size photograph.

    Work Study

    The permission to work in the UK is determined by the type of visa that students have. Most international students hold Tier 4 (General) student visas which allow a student to work, with limits on the number of hours per week and restrictions on the type of work permitted.

    • Most international students studying for more than six months are given student visas allowing them to work part-time. This means up to 20 hours of work a week during term time and full-time work during their vacation periods.
    • If students are studying a course below the UK degree level, such as foundation or presessional English, they are only allowed to work 10 hours per week. 
    • Students holding short-term study visas cannot work in the UK.
    • In some cases, students can stay in the UK after completing a degree course and take on paid employment.

    In this University Tier 4 (General) visa holders cannot:

    • engage in business activity or self-employment
    • work as a professional entertainer or sports person
    • pursue a career through a permanent full-time vacancy
    • work as a doctor or dentist in training, unless students are on the appropriate Foundation Programme sponsored by Health Education England.

    Career and Placement after Course

    Possible career opportunities for the students are:

    • Business Development Manager
    • Business Administrator
    • Finance Manager
    • Accounting Head
    • Management Consultant

    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    Name AmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    The Global Study Awards$12252YesN/A
    Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program$150YesN/A
    BrokerFish International student scholarship$1000YesDec 21, 2020
    Aga khan Foundation ScholarshipsVariableYesMar 31, 2020


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