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University of East London

International Development

UCAS Code: L920

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,C

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma

D*D*

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma

DMM

UCAS Tariff

112
92%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2018

Subject

Social sciences (non-specific)

The majority of the world's people live in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Caribbean and the Middle East.

Are you interested in finding out how social development is affecting the people who live in the world's poorest countries? Do you want to learn about globalisation and consider its impact on the people of Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Caribbean, the Middle East and Europe? Are you interested in the way NGOs work to address issues of poverty?

International Development with NGO Management Programme is concerned with the study of their societies, and the relationship between them and the rest of the world. The area is interdisciplinary, drawing on the insights of economics, politics, sociology, cultural studies and history to understand the nature of what has been termed the Third World. The main themes are 'globalisation' and 'development'. What do these terms mean? Is globalisation 'good' or 'bad' for developing countries? What kind of globalisation would be better? Is development desirable?

This programme aims to develop you as an informed and critical development practitioner. We do this by providing you with: an exciting and rigorous academic programme; teaching that is informed by our research interests; opportunities to build your practical and employability skills, and overseas study and work placement options.

Modules

YEAR 1: Introduction to Development Studies (core), Introduction to the Political Economy of Development (core), International Studies (core), Introduction to Social Anthropology (core). YEAR 2: Theories of Development and Globalisation (core), Inequalities, Social Development and Livelihoods (core), Planning and Fundraising in the Third Sector (optional), Human Mobility, Forced Migration and Social Change (optional), International Organisation and Global Governance (optional), Anthropological Theory (optional). YEAR 3: Research Methods and Dissertation (core), Imperialism Now: Economy, State and War (optional), Global Crises (optional), Islam and Society (optional), Faith and Development (optional), Conflict, Intervention and Development (optional), Overseas Study Semester (optional), The Politics of Global Powers (optional), Topics in Regional Ethnography (optional), Anthropology of Political Economy and Belief (optional)

Assessment methods

Depending on which modules you take, your assessments will include coursework essays, collaborative and individual presentations, seen and unseen examinations, reports, portfolios, essay plans and creative work.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£11,880
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Docklands Campus

Department:

Cass School of Education and Communities (CASS)

TEF rating:

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