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Mamun Al Faruque

MSc International Development

MSc International Development _Student _Mamun _AlWhere are you from?


What undergraduate course did you study and where?

BA(Hons) in English, Bangladesh

Why did you choose Northumbria University? Why did you choose your specific course?

It's a reputed university. The course is aligned to my job.

What makes your specific course different?

Participatory activity-based classes, abundant use of of IT, highly qualified teachers

What was it like studying at Northumbria? What are the different ways that you learn on your course?

Eye opener experiences.  activity-based classes, practical activities

What impressed you most about our academic staff?


As a postgraduate student, what aspects of university life are important to you?

Library service, staff support, seminars and workshops

What doors do you think this course will open for you? How will your course help you achieve your career goals/give your career an edge?

It gives me more insight into working with government to implement development agenda

Have you changed as a person?

Self reliant and confident

How would you describe yourself in 3 words before coming to Northumbria? What are the 3 key skills and attributes you have gained since being here?

Uncouth, unlearnt, shaky
IT based education, competent in communication, doing how to write...

How would you describe Northumbria in 3 words?

Best possible ever

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