Development Studies takes a look at development throughout the world, with a focus on developing nations. Development Studies aims to tackle some of the challenges facing the developing world and develop strategies to help alleviate poverty.

Development Studies is an important area of study because it takes a look at inequality in the world and tries to find solutions to improve the lives of citizens in developing countries. Getting to grips with development studies requires delving in too many other disciplines including political science, economics, sociology, psychology, communication, health sciences, anthropology, geography, history, and resource and environmental science.

To find out about studying Development Studies at IIE MSA call 011 950 4009 or email enquiries@iiemsa.co.za now.

Who should study Development Studies?

Would you like to make a difference in the world? Are you interested in the communities around you and how they can be uplifted?

If you would like to discover more about how poverty, globalisation, conflict and the environment can affect a country, you may be interested in a career in Development Studies.

Obtaining a degree in this interesting and evolving field will prepare you for a career in a government agency, aid organisation, non-profit or refugee agency. By pursuing a career in Development Studies, you could find yourself making a real difference in the world as you work to better communities around you.

Where to study Development Studies in South Africa

IIE MSA is a brand of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE), a leader in the higher education sphere. Development Studies are offered as a major in the IIE Bachelor of Social Science degree offered at IIE MSA.

Apply now or contact us today on 011 950 4009 or enquiries@iiemsa.co.za.