Institutions of Aid (major, joint) (L2115)
Institutions of Aid (major, joint)
Module details for 2009 cohort.
FHEQ Level 6
This course will introduce students to the major institutions involved in the development industry. It will cover the multilateral development Banks, the UN agencies, official bilateral agencies and the NGO world. Particular stress will be paid on the historical development of these institutions, the changing relationships between them, the comparative advantage of different elements in the development world and their effectiveness.
By the end of the course, a successful student should be able to:
1. Understand the changing architecture of aid.
2. Be able to make considered judgements as to the relative efficacy of different aid agencies.
3. Be able to critically assess literature generated by these agencies and their critics.
1. An understanding of appropriate note taking approaches and use of internet resources.
2. An ability to prepare and deliver class presentations.
3. The ability to produce correct referencing and bibliographies.
4. Understanding of how to choose a dissertation topic; prepare and structure a dissertation showing clear organisation and consistent argument; the proper utilisation of evidence.
|Unseen Examination||Summer Term||50.00%|
|Coursework components. Weighted as shown below.|
|Essay||Spring Week 1||100.00%|
Submission deadlines may vary for different types of assignment/groups of students.
Coursework components (if listed) total 100% of the overall coursework weighting value.
|Autumn Term||LECTURE||1 hour||111111111100|
|Autumn Term||SEMINAR||2 hours||111111111100|
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Dr Catherine Shutt
Convenor, Assess convenor
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