MAKING DEVELOPMENT MATTER
Credit points: 15
This subject provides foundational knowledge and skills concerning the history and various perspectives on sustainable international development. Weekly topics will provide an opportunity for students to critically debate contemporary development perspectives on global issues such as poverty, sustainability, justice, social change and community, as well as question the relevance of concepts such as 'overseas' development assistance. The subject enables students to understand and critically evaluate the dynamics of change in the development sector, and generate new ideas about how development matters to people around the world.
SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorNatalie Araujo
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Available as ElectiveNo
Learning ActivitiesOnline activities, research essay, group discussions, seminar presentations, reading of set texts.
Prerequisites Enrolment in the Master of International Development or nested degrees
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
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Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNatalie Araujo
LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
Online Exercises (1,500 word equivalent)This requires students to complete a range of online activities through the LMS.
Research Essay (3,000 words)This requires students to research and write an essay in response to a key question of sustainable international development.
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