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Global Development Management Programme

Welcome to The Open University's Global Development Management (GDM) Programme

The Open University's MSc in Development Management and its other postgraduate development management modules are aimed at professionals in the field and those wanting to work in all aspects of development management.
Development Management covers a wide range of activities and occupations, it is relevant to those working in development in the UK and throughout the world, in 'developing' + 'developed' countries.

The core modules in the programme are studied through orthodox, textbook-based delivery and, increasingly, through online teaching and assessment. Whatever the mode of study, students are supported by dedicated tutors in all modules studied. 

The material on this site is intended to give you a full picture of our qualifications. If you wish to know more about how they might meet your own professional development needs, Richard Pinder, the Qualification Director, would be pleased o help. Contact him at :