Tackle environmental, economic and sociopolitical challenges that humanity faces in the 21st century.
In the International Development and Globalization program, you will study how and why some countries “develop” and others do not in an age of globalized markets, technological advances and innovative ideas. You will explore how humanity can find both fair and lasting solutions to problems such as global inequality, climate change and the education and health of marginalized populations.
Why choose the School of International Development and Global Studies
The School is Canada’s largest academic unit specializing in international development. Students and professors take advantage of the unique opportunities afforded by being located in the capital of a G7 country, where national organizations and policy makers converge.
Part of your learning experience
The Honours program in International Development and Globalization allows you to experience a combination of theory and practice within a rigorous academic program. It includes field experience through study and work terms in Canada and abroad. You can choose to gain experience working with local organizations on community development and social justice, or with partners in social impact organizations in more than 50 countries around the world.