International Development

Engage with the world, combine exploration of the complex economic and social changes that are happening across the world with the opportunity to focus on an area of emphasis that is close to your own interests. Gain experience by working alongside a development organization in Canada or internationally and study abroad. Prepare to be in-demand from employers in business, government and civil society that are looking for the brightest minds with the skills to bring about social change in a complex and interdependent world.

Areas of emphasis:

  • Economics and Business;
  • Development;
  • Gender and Development;
  • Rural and Agricultural Development;
  • Environment and Development;
  • Latin American Studies;
  • Political Economy and Administrative Change;
  • Historical Perspectives in Development.

You might also be interested in Anthropology; European Studies; Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics; Environmental Governance; Political Science; or select from our other majors.

Sample Careers

  • Corporate and social responsibility manager
  • International policy analyst
  • International development practitioner 
  • Economic development officer

For More Information

For more information, please visit:

University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1
Canada
519-824-4120