The department is a lively community that is recognised internationally as one of the top centres for research and teaching in development studies.
Lena Reim, Nora Cyrus and Ollie Ballinger win 2019 MPhil prizes
Congratulating our MSc student prize winners for 2019
Syrian refugees in Lebanon: limited livelihoods and untold challenges
Our research takes a long-term perspective to investigate problems and processes of development. Our work challenges assumptions, drawing on multiple disciplines and cross-country comparisons to generate new thinking that is helping to bring about change.
We are a research-intensive graduate department offering a DPhil, an MPhil and four one-year MSc courses. We provide a supportive and welcoming environment to some 250 students from across the world.