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Master of Arts Community Development

International Perspectives on Participatory Development & Governance
In a rapidly changing world, local and global communities are faced with enormous challenges in addressing issues of poverty, violence, climate change and exclusion.

The MA in Community Development (International) programme is designed to enable those contributing to or working in community development to pursue their qualifications while addressing these challenges.

This two-year professional programme is jointly designed and delivered by academics and practitioners:

University of Victoria (Canada) faculty, recognised for excellence in research, teaching and civic engagement
PRIA (India) practitioners, with three decades of experience in participatory development and democratic governance

Tuition Fee: CA$ 22,000
Duration: 2 Years starting May 2011
Residencies in India: Summer Yrs 1 & 2
Application Deadline: December 2010
The MA Community Development (International) programme will equip you to apply theory to practice and strengthen your understanding of community empowerment and catalysing change.

This unique programme will primarily be delivered online with two face-to-face residency sessions in New Delhi, India.

Why take this programme?

Plan and manage effective projects, programmes, organisations and networks based on participatory methods
Be conversant about global trends that frame the challenges, threats and opportunities faced in community development
Demonstrate initiative, innovation and leadership in identifying challenges and opportunities for your organisation

Who should apply?

Practitioners in community development NGOs, donors or government
Graduates with some community development experience
Career-change professionals with some community development experience
International Academy of Lifelong Learning
Email: macdi@pria.org
Phone: +91-11-2996-0931
University of Victoria
School of Public Administration
Email: macdi@uvic.ca
Phone: +1-250-721-808



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