About Master in Development Studies (MDS)

UIU offers Master in Development Studies (MDS) program since Fall 2009 with a commitment to contribute in generating young professionals with capacity of interdisciplinary knowledge and skills to response to the growing demand of professionals in government, NGO and private sectors in Bangladesh. Central aim of this program is to build interdisciplinary knowledgeable, skilled and capable young leaders in Sustainable Development.

An 18 months long 39 credit hours MDS program focuses on Interdisciplinary Education and Research. Students have scope to get engaged in collaborative research projects; participate in International Conference on Sustainable Development held in February every year at UIU; produce and publish articles jointly with UIU Faculty; build networks with development organizations, research and education institutions through participation in forums and seminars; and field study.

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