International Development Studies

Also available in co-op.

Bring about positive change in the world. Explore the nature and impacts of economic and social development in Canada and around the world and gain experience engaging with development organizations. Tackle the big issues like poverty, social justice, food insecurity, gender, inequality and climate change. You can choose from five areas of emphasis: Agriculture and Food Security; Development in the Canadian Context; Development in Fragile Contexts; Environment and Sustainable Development; and Gender and Inclusive 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 

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