Что я буду изучать?

The Master’s in Development Practice (MDP): Indigenous Development teaches the skills required to be a successful practitioner of sustainable development in Canada and abroad. Indigenous knowledge and experience are at the core of the innovative curriculum that cuts across health, management, natural and social sciences.

This unique inter-disciplinary program – housed in the University’s Global College – is eminently practical. Problem-solving, case studies, group projects and critical self-reflection are emphasized and in-class assignments are designed to build the skills needed to be an effective development practitioner. With two three-month field placements - one in Canada and one international - students have the opportunity to put their learning into practice, gain important development experience and establish important connections with organizations engaged in Indigenous development around the world.

Students in the program complete several required courses and two field placements; they choose additional coursework from a list of approved electives or opt to complete a major research project. The expected time to graduate is 24 months (full-time) or 48 months (part-time).


MDP graduates are sought after in all sectors of sustainable development, including international, government, non-governmental organizations, and the private sector. Graduates obtain managerial, policy development and or EDO positions while others continue on to doctoral programs across Canada and abroad. Potential career paths include program officer, community development consultant, program coordinator, policy advisor/ analyst, and researcher. Possible employers may include; Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada, Canadian Red Cross, Manitoba Sustainable Development, City of Winnipeg and Indigenous organizations such as First Nations Health and Social Secretariat of Manitoba.


INDIGENOUS THOUGHT AND WORLDVIEWS: SUSTAINABLE UNDERSTANDINGS brings the student into ceremonies, discussions, research, and conceptualizations exercises which enable them to begin understanding Indigenous thought and worldviews, particularly of the Anishinaabe and the Dakota. The course provides tools and opportunities for students to free themselves from ethnocentric thinking while being educated in the nodal thinking of the Anishinaabe people. The course is experiential and follows the teachings of the annual round of seasonal activities. The course helps the student gain insights into the core concepts of sustainable development, global sustainability, earth stewardship, and self-determination through Indigenous perspectives.

INDIGENOUS RESEARCH METHODS provides a review of the movement towards the decolonization of the Western model of research and the revitalization of indigenous research frameworks and methodologies. The course also offers analysis of Western research methods and both their histories in colonial practices as well as their potential usefulness in indigenous community-based development research and applications.


Indigenous Self-Determination and Self-government • Indigenous Economic Development • Managing for Environmental Sustainability • Seminar in Development Practice

На каком факультете я буду учиться?

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Варианты обучения

Очная (24 месяцев)

CAD$20,449.98 (1,205,777 руб) за 1 год

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Дедлайн для заявки

1 February 2022

Начало обучения

1 Сентябрь 2022


Faculty of Graduate Studies

515 Portage Avenue,


Manitoba (MB),

R3B 2E9, Canada

Вступительные требования

Для студентов, проживающих в Соединенных Штатах

Applicants to the program must hold a recognized 4-Year Bachelor of Science or equivalent with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 (70%) and no grade less than C+ in the last two years of full-time university study

Для иностранных студентов

Applicants should have a relevant Honours or 4-year BA with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better in the last 60 credit hours of coursework. Examples of relevant degrees: Aboriginal/Indigenous/Native Governance or Studies; Conflict/Dispute Resolution; International Development Studies; History; Politics.

Test of English as a Foreign Language: Requirement/Score: Internet-based - Achieve a minimum score of 86 with no less than 20 in each component.

International English Language Testing System: Requirement/Score: IELTS Academic - Minimum overall band score of 6.5

Cambridge Assessment English: C1 Advanced: Requirement/Score: Minimum score 180

Cambridge Assessment English: C2 Proficiency: Requirement/Score: Minimum score 180

CanTest: Requirement/Score: An average score of 4.5 in Listening and Reading; and a score of 4.0 in Writing*
*A score of 3.5 in Writing may be considered, depending on the program of study, and provided the student is registered in Academic Writing Extended (ESL).

CAEL and CAEL-CE - Minimum score of 60; CAEL online - Minimum score of 70

Pearson Test of English (Academic): Requirement/Score: Minimum of score of 58

Deadlines: Fall (September) Intake – February 1


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