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Kimmage Development Studies Centre

For almost 40 years  Kimmage Development Studies Centre has facilitated education and training for development practitioners working in a range of occupations from over 65 countries. We also provide capacity development services devoted to the professional upgrading of Irish and overseas-based international development personnel.

Full Time Study

Our academic programmes reflect a combination of formal and non-formal educational methodologies and are run at undergraduate and post graduate (MA and Post Grad Diploma) levels. Explore theories, analyse development policies & practices, and build skills.

Distance & Part-Time Study

We offer both academic courses and professional training courses on part-time and on flexible, and distance learning formats. We also deliver an evening course called ‘Understanding Development’ for those who wish to update on current development issues.

Training & Consultancies

We build the skills and capacity of development practitioners, organisations, missionary congregations and in-country partners through professional training courses, Kimmage Open and Distance Education (KODE), and organisational support.

Our ethos is embodied in a teaching approach which is based on participatory learning and critical thinking on development practice which seeks to empower course participants to be leaders in their own communities and active facilitators of change.
To learn more about what we do – including our new Flexible and Distance Learning MA in Development Studies – browse our site using the menu above or contact us if you have any queries.

Upcoming Events

Sustainable Livelihoods Approach to Poverty Reduction 09 September 2017

Child Safeguarding & Protection in Development Practice 23 September 2017

Introduction to Political Economy of Development 26 September 2017

Introduction to Political Economy of Development 26 September 2017

HIV & Gender: Context, Programming and Response 07 October 2017

Adult Learning for Development 09 October 2017

Globalisation and Movements for Change 09 October 2017

Managing Development Organisations 09 October 2017

Political Economy of Development 09 October 2017

Research Methods 09 October 2017

Sustainable Livelihoods and Climate Change Adaptation 09 October 2017

Understanding Development Evening Course - Term 1 - Introduction to Development 16 October 2017

Results Based Monitoring & Evaluation 21 October 2017

Managing for Results and Accountability 04 November 2017

Results Based Management for Development 13 November 2017

Results Based Management for Development 13 November 2017

Understanding Development Evening Course - Term 2 - Contemporary Issues in Development 15 January 2018

Human Development 29 January 2018

Human Development 29 January 2018

Human Rights and Advocacy 06 February 2018

Human Rights and Advocacy 06 February 2018

Gender and Development 07 February 2018

Gender and Development 07 February 2018

Facilitation for Transformation 23 February 2018

Facilitation for Transformation 23 February 2018


See all upcoming events

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Full Time Study

Our academic programmes reflect a combination of formal and non-formal educational methodologies and are run at undergraduate and post graduate (MA and Post Grad Diploma) levels. Explore theories, analyse development policies & practices, and build skills.

Read more

Training and Consultancies

We build the skills and capacity of development practitioners, organisations, missionary congregations and in-country partners through professional training courses, Kimmage Open and Distance Education (KODE), and organisational support.

Read more

Research

Research at Kimmage integrates the theoretical and the practical and is relevant to development practitioners worldwide. Our Research and Perspectives on Development Practice Series introduces some of the valuable research undertaken at Kimmage DSC.

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