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Master of Arts in Development (M.A.)

The programme aims to provide students with a sound grounding in core areas of development theory, research and practice from a multi-disciplinary perspective. The understanding of development and change includes areas such as health, nutrition, livelihood, environmental studies, governance and their influence on education.

Alternatively, students can pursue a balanced general programme as well.

Click here to download the MA Development Curriculum

Programme Objectives

Create development professionals with

  1. Understanding and appreciation of linkages between multiple aspects of deprivation and discrimination
  2. Ability to directly influence holistic development outcomes in challenging environments
  3. Ability to understand context specific histories of communities with reference to global and international trends and forces of transformation.


Full-time two year degree programme of four semesters.


Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline. Candidates with work experience are actively encouraged to apply to both these programmes.