International Development Studies (M.Sc. or MA) | Ontario Agricultural College

International Development Studies (M.Sc. or MA)

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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 M.Sc. or MA degree with the designation International Development Studies will enter the IDS program through a participating department. Participating departments from OAC include:

More program details can be found on the IDS website.
Admission requirements for International Developmental Studies are available through the Graduate Calendar.

More Information

Interested students should first contact the participating department they wish to pursue their degree in:

Department of Animal Biosciences
Jacob Harwood
Graduate Program Assistant
519-824-4120, Ext. 56215

Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics (FARE)
Jennifer LaPorte
FARE Graduate Program Assistant
519-824-4120, Ext. 52771

School of Environmental Design and Rural Development (SEDRD)
Lorena Barker 
SEDRD Graduate Program Assistant
519-824-4120, Ext. 56780

For more information on international development studies contact:

Faythe van Esch
Administrative Assistant to the Director
519-824-4120 x53461

Or visit the following University of Guelph links:

Related programs: Animal Biosciences (M.Sc.)Food, Agricultural & Resource Economics (M.Sc.)