Development studies is an interdisciplinary branch of social sciences. This is majorly emerging in the third world countries where they have topics and domains to cover under developmental studies. Developmental studies is a theoretical, inclusive and soul searching enterprise. The primary focus of developmental studies is to study the improvement in people’s life. It helps you get insight into developmental theory, understanding of the structural issues and questions of development. A student pursuing Developmental Studies would attend to various topics such as rural and urban development, philosophy of development research, law and development, women studies etc. Various professional opportunities arise in developmental studies such as in UN, intergovernemental organization, NGOs, journalistic jobs, private sector consultancy firms etc. A career in developmental studies will help you in being involved in your own country’s development and attend to various demands of it.