DL4D (Distance Learning for Development) provides high-quality postgraduate training to those working in the field of international development. This site has information on over 140 short courses available to study at a distance. They cover the range of skills and knowledge areas expected of the international development professional, including:

  • Essential skills for implementing and managing projects in developing countries
  • Introductions to macro-level economic and policy-making practice
  • Advanced courses in health, sanitation, agriculture and environmental studies

All courses are available as stand-alone units of study. They may also contribute towards a broader programme of learning, leading to internationally recognised higher-level qualifications. Some courses are only available at certain times of year. Check the details of the courses you are interested in for more information.

These courses offer a flexible, low-cost alternative to traditional postgraduate study.

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Studying through the University of London offers numerous advantages over other training providers.

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