International Development Studies (MSc or MA)
The International Development Studies (IDS) program provides a focal point for graduate teaching and research in the area of international development. The program combines training in a particular discipline with exposure to a broad range of social science perspectives. Faculty expertise encompasses various aspects of development in Asia, Africa, Eastern and Western Europe and the Americas.
Students wishing to pursue an MSc or MA degree with the designation International Development Studies will enter the IDS program through a participating department. Participating departments from OAC include:
- Department of Animal Biosciences
- Department of Food, Agricultural & Resource Economics
- School of Environmental Design and Rural Development
More program details can be found on the IDS website.
Admission requirements for Internal Developmental Studies are available through the Graduate Calendar.
IDS does not have an application deadline. The application deadline that you must meet is that of your chosen department where you wish to pursue your degree.
Interested students should first contact the participating department they wish to pursue their degree in:
Department of Animal Biosciences
519-824-4120, Ext. 56215
Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics (FARE)
FARE Graduate Program Assistant
519-824-4120, Ext. 52771
School of Environmental Design and Rural Development (SEDRD)
SEDRD Graduate Secretary
519-824-4120, Ext. 56780
For more information on international development studies contact:
Administrative Secretary to the Director
519-824-4120, Ext. 53461
Or visit the following University of Guelph links: