University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
115 Séraphin Marion Street
Ottawa, ON
Canada K1N 6N5

International Development

Program Information
Faculty: Graduate Programs
Degree: Doctorate
Field of Study: Development Economics and International Development
Description The School of International Development and Global Studies (SIDGS) offers a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in International Development. The program caters to students from both academic and professional backgrounds, and is offered in both English and French. Two fields are offered in the PhD program: Development Theory and Critique; and Development Policy and Practice. Further information on the fields and research interests of the professors is posted on the program website. The programs are offered in both English and French. In accordance with the University of Ottawa regulation, students have the right to produce their work, their thesis, and to answer examination questions in French or in English. The program is offered on a full-time basis.
Website: International Development at University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Thesis Based? Yes
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 75 to 75
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
Two recommendation letters, a letter of intent outlining motivation for doctoral studies and career goals and identifying a potential supervisor from the faculty affiliated with the School of International and Global Studies, and transcripts from all previous universities attended are required.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.
* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: August 18, 2018