The Institute for Development Studies (IDS) is a research department established in 1973 with the general objective of participating in national and international efforts to identify and understand the processes and mechanisms of development. It is also to contribute to the stock of information needed by policymakers and administrators in solving development problems.
The Institute runs both academic and career-oriented programmes. The programmes are run on regular and sandwich basis.
PhD (Development Studies)
M.Phil (Development Studies)
M.Phil (Peace and Development Studies)
MA Development Management
HRM (Human Resource Management) – MA
HRD (Human Resource Development) – MA
EMP (Environmental Management Policy) – MA
DGL (Development, Governance, Law and Development) – MA
GSD (Governance and Sustainable Development) – MA
PDS (Peace and Development Studies) – MA
LPS (Labour Policy Studies) – Post-graduate Certificate
DLS (Diploma in Labour Studies) – Diploma
The Postgraduate Certificate in Labour Policy Studies, Diploma in Labour Studies (sandwich), and Certificate in Labour Studies, which is run in conjunction with the Ghana Labour College in Accra.