Joint-honours information for 2017 entry

Key Thinkers in Development

Module L2145

Module details for 2017/18.

15 credits

FHEQ Level 4

Module Outline

This module provides an introduction to some of the most important thinkers in international development. It provides a broad historical overview of the evolution of development thinking by starting with key debates initiated in the 18th and 19th centuries and moving to contemporary thinkers from diverse geographical regions. For each week students will read an original text from the key thinker discussed as well as an additional supporting/critical text. Overall the module's aims and objectives are to provide students with a broad understanding of different approaches to development thinking, why they arose and their current applicability in the age of globalisation.

Module learning outcomes

An understanding of the key thinkers in the history of development studies

TypeTimingWeighting
Coursework100.00%
Coursework components. Weighted as shown below.
EssayT2 Week 6 30.00%
EssayT2 Week 12 70.00%
Timing

Submission deadlines may vary for different types of assignment/groups of students.

Weighting

Coursework components (if listed) total 100% of the overall coursework weighting value.

TermMethodDurationWeek pattern
Spring SemesterLecture1 hour111111111111
Spring SemesterSeminar1 hour111111111111

How to read the week pattern

The numbers indicate the weeks of the term and how many events take place each week.

Miss Ellie Margott

Assess convenor
http://www.sussex.ac.uk/profiles/387198

Miss Emilia Roycroft

Assess convenor
http://www.sussex.ac.uk/profiles/214700

Dr Elizabeth Mills

Assess convenor
http://www.sussex.ac.uk/profiles/226593

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