Development studies provide knowledge linking to global development processes and their inter-relationship from a multidisciplinary, social science perspective. Central questions that are addressed include theories of development and underdevelopment, globalisation and the international economic system, foreign assistance, North-South relations and the poverty problem.
This MSc will give you a thorough grounding in how current development models produce environmental problems, like climate change, which then threaten the objectives of d
Start of programme: October/April
Mode of Attendance: Distance Learning
Duration: MSc/PGDip min. 2 years; PGCert min. 1 year
This MSc will give you a thorough grounding in how current development models produce environmental problems, like climate change, which then threaten the objectives of development.
Through an interdisciplinary perspective which surveys the science of climate change, adaptation and mitigation, you will acquire the knowledge and analytical skills required for critically engaging with and changing development policy and practice.
Building on the subject area knowledge acquired across the core and elective modules, you will study research methods and elaborate a topic for more detailed investigation in the form of a dissertation....