BA Development Studies and…

SOAS, University of London
En City of London (Inglaterra)

£ 9.000 - (10.723 )
IVA inc.

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  • Bachelor's degree
  • City of london (Inglaterra)
  • Duración:
    3 Years
Descripción

This exciting programme offers a challenging, multi disciplinary exploration of international development, poverty, and economic and social change in non western countries. Based upon the internationally recognised research expertise of the staff at the Department of Development Studies, the programme gives students the opportunity to explore social, political and economic changes in the developing world. It examines key issues and themes in international development, as well as analysing the roles and impact of a wide variety of formal and informal development actors.

The BA programme in Development Studies is a combined honours degree, allowing students to blend a critical awareness of international development, with a solid grounding in another discipline or subject area. This allows Development Studies students to place the knowledge they gain as part of their degree within a specific regional, cultural or disciplinary context. The ability to combine Development Studies with the range of research, resource and teaching expertise in SOAS in regard to languages and literatures of Africa and Asia, religious studies, anthropology, history, art and archaeology, is unique to SOAS, and gives students an unrivalled range of options to choose from.

Highlights include:

Introductions to key issues in international development, such as gender and development; violence and conflict; environment and development; the role of aid and trade in promoting development; refugees and forced migration
Exploring the history of development, and the interaction of changing theories of development with practice and policy
The possibility of undertaking an independent study project, researching a development studies related topic of your own choosing
The opportunity to specialise through a range of options, including HIV/AIDS and Development, Global Forced Migration and Development, Development Practice, NGOs and Development.

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¿Qué objetivos tiene esta formación?

The Department of Development Studies at SOAS provides innovative and challenging teaching, fosters high quality research and offers unrivalled regional specialisation and language combinations not found anywhere else in Europe.

An undergraduate Development Studies degree from SOAS will develop your understanding of the world, other peoples’ ways of life and how society is organised, with specific focus on violence and conflict, the role of aid, refugees and forced migration. Skills gained during your degree will transfer well to areas such as human rights, international development and politics. This is in addition to your detailed subject knowledge, which will vary according to the regional and theoretical focus of your degree. Your degree will equip you with a set of specific skills, including: analytical and critical skills; the ability to think laterally and employ critical reasoning; a high level of cultural awareness; and the ability to solve problems.

Requisitos: Applicants with non standard qualifications may be invited for interview.

Instalaciones y fechas

Dónde se imparte y en qué fechas

Inicio Ubicación
15 octubre 2016
City of London
London, Inglaterra
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¿Qué aprendes en este curso?

Conflict
Politics
Options
IT
Political Theory
Economics
International
Global
Finance
Project
Government
Banking and Finance
IT Development
Government Politics
International Economics
Development
Political Economy
Communication
Africa
Development Studies
Governane
migration studies
Non governmental organisations

Temario

To be eligible for an Honours degree in BA Development Studies and... degree, 3 year students need to pass at least 11 units with a minimum of 5 units in Development Studies, and 4 year students at least 14 units with a minimum of 8 units in Development Studies. Normally, 1 open option (i.e. a module in a subject or language other than those named in the student’s chosen degree title) may be taken per year, though there are exceptions to allow some flexibility. The above information refers to those wishing to have Development Studies as the first named subject of the two subject degree. The minimum modules requirements will differ for those wishing to have Development Studies as the second named subject. Guidelines can be found in the Undergraduate Regulations Handbook. The degree structure below is for students enrolling from September 2015. Current students (enrolled before September 2015) should refer to the previous degree programme structure. Year One Students take two core units in Development Studies. The remaining two units may be completed through their other subject and/or open options. Module Code Unit value Term Availability Introduction To Development Studies 151010001 1 Unit Full Year Introduction to Political Economy of Development 151010048 1 Unit Full Year The two remaining units can be taken from the other degree subject Where a particular degree combination requires students to take 3 core modules in their first year as part of the other department named in the degree, students will be expected to take one DS core module in their first year, and the second module in their second or third year (depending on when they take their year abroad). Year Two Students take the core module Comparative Studies on Development. The remaining Development Studies module units may be taken from: One unit or two half units from the Year Two Development Studies options; any Year Two undergraduate Economics or Politics option available to Development Studies; a language of Africa or Asia; any Year Two Geography course run by King's College London. The remaining two units must be taken from the other department named in the degree. Module Code Unit value Term Availability Comparative Studies on Development 151010022 1 Unit Full Year Year Two Development Studies Options Module Code Unit value Term Availability Development and conflict 151010041 0.5 Unit Term 2 Development Communication 151010044 0.5 Unit Term 2 Introduction to Development Practice 151010047 0.5 Unit Term 1 Governance and development 151010040 0.5 Unit Term 1 Not Running 2016/2017 Introduction to global forced migration studies 151010020 1 Unit Full Year Non governmental organisations, development and change 151010034 0.5 Unit Term 1 Political economy of finance, debt and development 151010038 0.5 Unit Term 1 Not Running 2016/2017 Key Thinkers and Theories in Development 151010049 0.5 Unit Term 2 Year Two Geography Courses (KCL) Refer to the 'BA Geography and...' page, or contact Dr Debby Potts (debby.potts@kcl.ac.uk) at KCL to discuss module choices. Year Two Economics Options N.B. 153400003 Introduction to Economic Analysis is a prerequisite for all of the options below. Module Code Unit value Term Availability Banking and Finance 153400100 1 Unit Full Year International Economics 153400106 1 Unit Full Year Year Two Politics Options Module Code Unit value Term Availability Comparative political sociology of Asia and Africa 153400067 1 Unit Full Year Government and politics of China 153400071 1 Unit Full Year Government and politics of South Asia 153400020 1 Unit Full Year Government and politics of the Middle East 153400060 1 Unit Full Year Political theory 153400054 1 Unit Full Year Politics of development 153400042 1 Unit Full Year Southeast Asian government and politics 153400022 1 Unit Full Year Taiwan's Politics and International Relations 153400072 1 Unit Full Year The state and politics in Africa 153400064 1 Unit Full Year Year Three Students choose two further units in specialist Development Studies options; one unit may be an Independent Study Project or an open option. Students returning from a Year Abroad having taken three language units in the first year must do the first and second year compulsory units in Development Studies in their third year. Please note that final year students may not take any introductory level modules, including languages. Year Three Development Studies Options Module Code Unit value Term Availability Development and conflict 151010041 0.5 Unit Term 2 Development Communication 151010044 0.5 Unit Term 2 Governance and development 151010040 0.5 Unit Term 1 Not Running 2016/2017 Independent study project in Development Studies 151010006 1 Unit Full Year Introduction to Development Practice 151010047 0.5 Unit Term 1 Introduction to global forced migration studies 151010020 1 Unit Full Year Issues in Borders and Development 151010028 0.5 Unit Term 1 Not Running 2016/2017 Issues in gender and development 151010021 0.5 Unit Term 1 Issues in global commodity chains, production networks and informal work 151010032 0.5 Unit Term 1 Issues of the working poor and development 151010037 0.5 Unit Term 2 Not Running 2016/2017 Neoliberalism, Democracy and Development 151010045 0.5 Unit Term 2 Non governmental organisations, development and change 151010034 0.5 Unit Term 1 Political economy of finance, debt and development 151010038 0.5 Unit Term 1 Not Running 2016/2017 Security (BA) 151010035 0.5 Unit Term 1 Year Three Geography Courses (KCL) Refer to the 'BA Geography and...' page, or contact Dr Debby Potts (debby.potts@kcl.ac.uk) at KCL to discuss module choices. Year Four Students who have combined Development Studies with a language follow the Year 3 syllabus. Module Code Unit value Term Availability Comparative political sociology of Asia and Africa 153400067 1 Unit Full Year

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