Master in Governance and Development Studies (MGDS)

The Master of Governance and Development Studies (MGDS) at the European University of Bangladesh (EUB) provides challenging and innovative teaching in the field of development studies, a rapidly growing area of study concerned with the people, economy and society, and to foster high quality research on the problems of developing countries in general and Bangladesh in particular. Attracting students and scholars committed to interdisciplinary theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of social and economic change, the Department shall promote greater public understanding, advance independent analysis, and encourage further professional competence on issues related to development with a view to contributing towards poverty alleviation, the overarching goal of the country.

The Programme also intends to work with, and for, a multicultural community, in a dynamic environment, stimulating open dialogue and the exchange of experience of development issues among students and staff who collectively represent an exceptional range of experience and theoretical interest.

Course Structure of the One Year Programme in MGDS
MSS in Economics is a 51 credit our programme. These credits are divided into Foundation, Core, Specialization courses. Core Course is compulsory. Foundation and Specialization are alternative (student has to take 3 courses form foundation courses and 2 courses from each group of specialization courses). The programme structure of the MSS in Economics is given below:

Study Area Course Code Courses Title Semester Credits Total Credits
 

 

 

 

Foundation Courses: 3×3=9 Credits (Chose Three)

MGDS:504 Introduction to Governance  

 

 

9

 

MGDS:505 Introduction to Economics
MGDS:506 Anthropology and Sociology of Development
MGDS:507 Political Economy of Developed and Underdeveloped Countries
MGDS:508 Development Economics
 

 

 

 

 

Core Courses: 6×3=18 Credits

MGDS: 501 Development: History, Theory and Practice  

 

 

 

 

18

 

MGDS:502 State, Politics and Development
MGDS:503  Organization: Theory and Management
MGDS:509 Introduction to Research Methodology
MGDS:510  Planning & Project Management
MGDS:511 Public Policy Analysis
 

 

 

Specialized

Courses: 3×3=9 Credits (Chose Three)

 

 

 

A. Development

Services

MGDS:512

 

Gender and Development  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

18

 

 

 

MGDS:513 Disaster & Environmental Management
MGDS:514 Local Governance and Rural Development in Bangladesh
MGDS:515 Problems of Development in Bangladesh
 

B. Development

Policies

 

MGDS:516 Poverty: Concepts, Issues and Strategies
MGDS:517  Human Rights and Social Justice
MGDS:518 Development Partner and Economic Order
MGDS:519 Development Polices of Bangladesh
 

Research and Thesis

MGDS:520 Research Monograph 3rd 6  

6

 

 

Grand Total=

 

51 Credits

Courses Name

Credit

Duration

Tuition Fee

Tuition Fees

Others

Total

Semesters

Per Credit

Total

Total

Fees

BSS (Hons. in Economics)

141

12

1,519.00

2,14,179.00

1,02,000.00

3,16,179.00

MSS in Economics (2 year)

69

6

1,311.00

90,459.00

56,000.00

1,46,459.00

MSS in Economics (1 year)

36

3

1,600.00

57,600.00

34,000.00

91,600.00

MGDS (1 year)

39

3

1,453.00

56,667.00

34,000.00

90,667.00