Critical Debates in Development Theory (807AF)
30 credits, Level 7 (Masters)
During this module you will examine the theories associated with modernisation, dependency, participatory approaches, post-modernism and all-encompassing 'globalisation'.
You will explore how our thinking about development has changed over time and why it has changed. While theoretical in orientation, you will consider through seminar discussions that the division between 'theory' and 'practice' is to some extent misleading.
40%: Coursework (Essay)
60%: Written assessment (Essay)
Contact hours and workload
We’re currently reviewing contact hours for modules and will update with further information as soon as it is available.
This module is running in the academic year 2019/20. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.
This module is offered on the following courses: