ESDA in University for Development Studies

MSc in Integrated Rural Development is a one-year Professional Master’s programme which seeks to impart practical knowledge and skills required for reducing poverty and improving human living conditions in rural Africa. The programme is practice-oriented, and underpinned by a philosophy of human capacity development through training of trainers of rural development practitioners. Field demonstrations and other practical aspects of the programme take place through hands-on training in selected rural communities. The courses are designed to build the capacities and competencies of students in the area of integrated rural development to enable them function as effective and efficient rural development practitioners.


Number of students enrolled so far: 8

Number of graduates: 8