International Development: Poverty, Conflict and Reconstruction MA

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  • Objectives
    This programme examines contemporary and established analytical and conceptual frameworks relating to poverty, conflict analysis and the reconstruction of conflict and disaster affected societies. It looks at policies and practices by which individuals, communities and organisations seek to reduce poverty, understand conflict and intitate humanitairan interventions. It emphasises an appreciation of social difference and inequality for an understanding of development policy and practice. It is intended for those professionaly involved or academically engaged with isssues of policy-making, planning or managing activities relating to poverty reduction, conflict resolution, reconstruction and refugee rehabilitation.
  • Entry requirements
    Entry requirements: Applicants should have a good first degree (minimum 2:1 or equivalent). Admission of candidates who do not meet this criterion may be approved if satisfactory evidence of postgraduate study, research or professional experience can be provided.
  • Academic title
    International Development: Poverty, Conflict and Reconstruction MA
  • Course description
    Module details

    Core course units typically include:

    -Perspectives in Development
    -Development Research
    -Poverty and Livelihoods
    -Conflict Analysis
    -Reconstruction and Development

    Optional course units may include:

    -NGO Management and Strategy
    -Planning and Managing Development
    -Political Economy of Development
    -International Planning
    -Negotiating Informality and Diverse Urbanisms in Southern Towns and Cities
    -Politics and Development
    -Social Development:  Analysis and Policy
    -Africa and Global Politics
    -Security Studies
    -Human Rights and World Politics
    -Environment and Development
    -Comparative Social Policy
    -Micro Finance.

    Availability of optional units may vary from year to year.

    Core courses for the RT route typically include:

    -Perspectives on Development
    -Methodology and Research Design
    -Qualitative Research Methods
    -Introduction to Quantitative Methods
    -Poverty and Livelihoods
    -Conflict Analysis
    -Reconstruction and Development

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