- Module code: PO203
- Module name: Politics of International Development
- Department: Politics and International Studies
- Credit: 15
Module content and teaching
This module aims to: introduce you to issues pertaining to the politics of development; provide you with an overview of the literature in this field; encourage you to sift through relevant materials, make an argument, and defend it by presenting your views in seminars and written work; provide a space in seminars for critical thinking on the politics of development.
Principal learning outcomes
At the end of the module: you should be familiar with both the main theoretical arguments and key substantive issues central to the politics of development; you should have gained knowledge of different trajectories of social, economic and political development in particular developing countries; you should be able to assess the various models of development and state, explain and defend your preferred model; you should be able to conduct high-quality research on issues of development, utilising print, database and web resources, as well as key statistical indicators of development; you should be able to present your theoretical and empirical work in a coherent manner – both verbally in seminars, and through your written work.
Timetabled teaching activities
This module runs throughout terms 1, 2 and 3. 1 lecture and 1 seminar per week.
|Assessment group||Assessment name||Percentage|
|15 CATS (Module code: PO203-15)|
|A (Assessed work only)||Assessed Course Work||100%|
This module is available on the following courses:
- Undergraduate Economics, Politics and International Studies (LM1D) - Year 2
- Undergraduate Economics 4 Year Variants (LM1H) - Year 2
- Undergraduate Politics with International Studies (M160) - Year 2
- Undergraduate French with International Studies (R1MA) - Year 2
- Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7ML) - Year 2
- Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7MP) - Year 2
- Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7MR) - Year 2
- Undergraduate History and Politics (VM11) - Year 2
- Undergraduate Language, Culture and Communication (X3Q5) - Year 2