MA in Development Studies at Kimmage DSC


The MA in Development Studies at Kimmage DSC addresses the many challenges facing development workers in an ever more complex and changing world. With a focus on knowledge, skills and capacities, the programme enables participants to respond to issues such as poverty, inequality, governance, aid effectiveness, gender, conflict, food insecurity and climate change.

For further information please contact us on (01) 406 4380 or email

Full information can be found on the Kimmage DSC website here.

We also have a number of short professional development distance education courses through our KODE programme (Kimmage Open & Distance Education).  Courses include:

  • Project Planning & Proposal Writing
  • Monitoring & Evaluation
  • Project Management, Governance & Accountability
  • Understanding & Addressing Gender Based Violence in Development Contexts
  • Child Protection in Development Practice
  • Sustainable Livelihoods & Poverty Reduction

All KODE courses are scheduled a number of times throughout the year and full course outlines, tutor profiles, feedback from recent participants, info on fees, application forms etc are all available on the KODE website: These course are between five and ten weeks in duration depending on the course.