M.Sc. Management of Development

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • EUR13500 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    EUR13500 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
Van Hall Larenstein, University of Applied Sciences | Velp, Netherlands
The Master of Management and Development is aimed at rural development professionals, already working in the rural development sector. This top-rated programme is renowned for its international learning environment, team projects and effective incorporation of work experience.
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Description

The Master of Management and Development is aimed at rural development professionals, already working in the rural development sector. This top-rated programme is renowned for its international learning environment, team projects and effective incorporation of work experience. Relevant work experience is essential to the course as students contribute and use their previously obtained know-how. Most candidates come from a background in agriculture or rural development.

Graduates leave as competent rural development professionals prepared to support service delivery organisations, NGO’s or other development-related organisation in the area of food security, innovation and social inclusion. So, if you wish to improve your organisation’s programmes and policies, then come and join VHL!

This programme consists of a nine-month teaching period and a three-month research project, culminating in a thesis. It involves a series of competency-building modules that advance your disciplinary expertise and improve your professional skills.

Courses will be covering important topics such as management theories and approaches, communication and leadership, capacity building, self-development and qualitative research. In addition, specialist courses related to your chosen area of expertise will teach you the most effective ways to implement improved communication systems, gender equality and food security structures into your organisation. Within these organisations and their policies and programmes, newly graduated managers will be able to incorporate ways of addressing emerging development issues, such as the consequences of AIDS, lack of efficient communication, gender differentiation, and food shortages for the livelihood of the rural inhabitants.

Specialisations
  • Rural Development, Communication and Innovation (1 year Master Programme)
  • Rural Development and Food Security (1 year Master Programme)
  • Rural Development, Social Inclusion, Gender and Youth (1 year Master Programme)

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline August; Application with scholarship: February
Tuition fee
  • EUR 13500 per year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • EUR 13500 per year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
Start date
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

For more information about these programmes, please visit our website.

English Language Requirements

Requirements

To qualify for enrolment you should have a Bachelor degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant subject and at least two years of relevant working experience. You also need sufficient English-language skills (TOEFL 550 or more). Applicants may be requested to submit proof of this proficiency, such as certificates issued by a recognised language institute, for example TOEFL or the British Council. Computer literacy (Windows, Word, Excel) is strongly recommended.

Work Experience

At least 2 year(s) of work experience are required.

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Accreditation

All study programmes of VHL University of Applied Sciences are accredited by the NVAO, the Accreditaion Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders.

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