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Queen's University

Global Development Studies

Global Development Studies is an interdisciplinary program that explores issues of relevance to developing countries and aboriginal communities. Courses offered cover such issues as human rights, social policy, sexual health, trade relations and literature.


You can also take part in a work-study program that has seen students travel to such destinations as Bangladesh, Bolivia, South Africa, Uganda, and Zanzibar.

Career Possibilities:

  • Community development;
  • corporate responsibility;
  • disaster relief;
  • ecological restoration;
  • fair trade;
  • food aid;
  • foreign affairs;
  • human rights;
  • immigration;
  • international development;
  • law;
  • legislation;
  • policy analysis and development;
  • refugee settlement;
  • and research.

Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000