International Development

UBC Certificate Program

If you are preparing to work in the field of international development, you need to acquire the knowledge, skills and contacts to function effectively in what may be unfamiliar or challenging circumstances.

As a graduate, you will have important intercultural and international developmental tools, techniques, strategies and networking opportunities to make a significant difference in your personal life and career.

The award-winning UBC Certificate in International Development (CID) meets the growing need for trained professionals with knowledge of and skills in international development issues.

  • Delivered part-time, 100% online
  • Provides practical skills and tools in international development, and a chance to examine topics in ethics, project planning and management, evaluation, migration, education and health-related issues in the field of development
  • Requires completion of two required and three elective courses
  • Program cost ranges from C$4,400 to C$5,865, including a non-refundable application fee
  • Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
  • Option to take prerequisite course before applying and being accepted into the certificate program (see Admissions and Registration section)  
  • Provides the knowledge and tools to assist you in your international development work

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