International Development StudiesUniversity of New Brunswick

About this Program

Level: Bachelor of Arts - International Development Studies

Discpline: International and Area Studies

Length: 8 semesters

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Application Fee: $125.00
Tuition Fee: $16,595.00

Fredericton Campus

Starting Deadline Status
Sep., 2021 May 1, 2021 closed

Program Description

The notion of global interdependence has become a central fact of today's post -modern world. The challenges faced by the emerging countries of the South have an immediate impact on life in Canada. International Development Studies (IDS) is an interdisciplinary program made to address social, political, and economic issues facing the development of emerging countries in the Global South. The program includes selected courses from the Faculty of Arts at UNB. IDS provides students with a holistic understanding of today's important issues including the North South dialogue, globalization, poverty, indigenous concerns, ethnic struggles, and sustainable development. Hands-on learning- The IDS program provides students with the opportunity to participate in internship programs both at the local and international levels.

Study and Work in Canada

Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.