Sussex Perspectives on International Development (L2144)

15 credits, Level 4

Autumn teaching

You'll get a foundation to the study of international development and an explanation of key concepts in development studies.

Each week, you explore a concept through the research experience of Sussex lecturers discussing "real places" and "real issues".

You will be introduced to the approaches used to define and understand development by interrogating concepts such as:

  • "globalisation"
  • "war"
  • "aid"
  • "states"
  • "markets"
  • "community"
  • "civil society".

Teaching

50%: Lecture
50%: Practical (Workshop)

Assessment

30%: Coursework (Essay)
70%: Written assessment (Essay)

Contact hours and workload

This module is 150 hours of work. This breaks down into 40 hours of contact time and 110 hours of independent study.

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.

Courses

This module is offered on the following courses: