DPP is the main centre for teaching and research in Development Studies and Development Management at the Open University.

DPP is a major contributor to ID@OU: the Open University’s international development activity. ID@OU brings together research, teaching and programmes in international development across the university.

We focus on:

  • The links between global historical processes and development interventions
  • Research that aims to shape policy and practice
  • Teaching that enables and empowers students to engage actively with the contemporary challenges of development

DPP is the main centre for teaching and research in Development Studies and Development Management at the Open University.

DPP is a major contributor to ID@OU: the Open University’s international development activity. ID@OU brings together research, teaching and programmes in international development across the university.

We focus on:

  • The links between global historical processes and development interventions
  • Research that aims to shape policy and practice
  • Teaching that enables and empowers students to engage actively with the contemporary challenges of development
Students from more than 90 countries.
A global leader in development management teaching
Largest provider of development management in Europe.
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