The department is a lively community that is recognised internationally as one of the top centres for research and teaching in development studies.
Alumnus Marco Haenssgen appointed Assistant Professor at Warwick University
Douglas Gollin gives keynote at 20th annual BIOECON conference
Rural dispute resolution in Bangladesh: How well are village courts working?
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.