Bachelor of Arts, Major in Development Studies Program

AB Development Studies

Development Studies is a program designed for students who want to make a positive difference in society by addressing social problems like poverty, public health, climate change, disaster, and exclusion. Students are exposed to different perspectives and practical interventions to understand and confront the complex challenges of social transformation. The program employs a multidisciplinary approach, harnessing insights from economics, political sciences, and sociology. Students also acquire practical skills in social research and management to design, manage, and evaluate development interventions.

Career opportunities

In national government agencies, local government units, multilateral and bilateral development organizations, NGOs, corporations, and corporate foundations.

In law, research, policy implementation, academe.

Advocacies such as poverty reduction, human rights, youth empowerment, public health, inclusive mobility, climate change adaptation, heritage conservation, humanitarian action, education reform, and the peace process.