A portfolio of MA courses including Development Studies and a range of specialised courses.

Why study at IDS

Engage with current debates in international development at the cutting edge of research

How to apply

Apply online through the University of Sussex website

PhD by Research

We offer a programme of supervised study leading to a PhD in topics closely related to our current priorities.

Fees and funding

Find out the latest fees and how to get funding through bursaries and scholarships

Number one for development studies

Development studies at Sussex which includes IDS’ postgraduate research and teaching programmes, regains top spot in world ranking.
This is the QS ranking badge for 2018 for IDS and the University of Sussex.

Professional development courses

Training for professionals within the international development sector such as charity workers, NGO managers or government officials.

Contact IDS Teaching

For more information

The Teaching Unit
Institute of Development Studies
East Sussex BN1 9RE

T: +44 (0)1273 606261

Library (BLDS)

Visit the British Library for Development Studies web page