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PO901 - Theories and Issues in International Development

  • Module code: PO901
  • Module name: Theories and Issues in International Development
  • Department: Politics and International Studies
  • Credit: 40

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

TIID module has three aims: *To explore definitions, measurements, chronologies and explanations of International Development; *To assess the implications of development in a globalised world for the workings of governance at both international and national levels; *To evaluate policy alternatives in respect of key problems of International Development.

Principal learning outcomes

To evaluate contending accounts of International Development; To assess relations of structure and agency in the politics of social change; to draw links between academic political analysis and policy practice; To use the Internet as a tool in political communication and policy evaluation; To develop sophisticated arguments in written form.

Timetabled teaching activities

1 x 2 hour seminar per week in Terms 1 & 2

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/pais/studymasters/pgmodules/po901

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
40 CATS (Module code: PO901-40)
A (Assessed work only) First short essay (2500 words) 17%
  Policy Paper (2000 words) 33%
  5000 word essay 50%
A1 (Assessed work only) First 5000 word essay 50%
  Second 5000 word essay 50%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies with (with NTU Singapore) (M91F) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies with (with NTU Singapore) (M91L) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies (with Universit├Ąt Konstanz, Germany) (M92L) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies (with Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona) (M93L) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Journalism, Politics and International Studies (with Monash University) (M94L) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Service (with American University, Washington DC) (M95L) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Global Governance (with University of Waterloo, Canada) (M96L) - Year 2
  • MA in Globalisation and Development (M9PB) - Year 2
  • MA in International Development (M9PT) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Journalism, Politics and International Studies (with Monash University) (M9PV) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Service (with American University, Washington DC) (M9PW) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Global Governance (with University of Waterloo, Canada) (M9PX) - Year 2
Optional
  • Postgraduate Taught Politics (M1P0) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies with (with NTU Singapore) (M91F) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Journalism, Politics and International Studies (with Monash University) (M9PV) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Global Governance (with University of Waterloo, Canada) (M9PX) - Year 2