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Development Studies

Specialisation (formal)Year: 2019

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Overview

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Intended learning outcomes

Students who complete the Graduate Diploma in Arts (Advanced) in this area of specialisation should:

  • understand current practice and thinking about development;
  • comprehend the relations between development and environmental conditions, gender and urbanisation; and
  • know and be able to use some of the techniques employed in development planning.

Structure

100 credit points

Duration: 1 year full-time / 2 years part-time

The Graduate Diploma in Arts (Advanced) in this area of specialisation requires:

  • one compulsory subject (12.5 points)
  • thesis subject (50 points)
  • elective subjects (37.5 point)

Total 100 points

Please note: Students must enrol in the thesis DEVT40009 Development Studies Thesis Part 1 and DEVT40010 Development Studies Thesis Part 2 over two consecutive semesters

Subject Options

Compulsory Subject

12.5 points

Code Name Study period Credit Points
DEVT90009 Development Theories
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5

Thesis Subject

50 points

Code Name Study period Credit Points
DEVT40009 Development Studies Thesis Part 1
Semester 1
Semester 2
25
DEVT40010 Development Studies Thesis Part 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
25

Elective Subjects

37.5 points

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ANTH90004 Migration and Development
Semester 1
12.5
DEVT50001 Development, Culture and Conflict
March
12.5
DEVT90005 Development Studies Special Topics B
March
12.5
DEVT90007 Development Studies Special Topics A
August
12.5
DEVT90035 Monitoring and Evaluation in Development
Semester 2
12.5
DEVT90039 Civil Society, NGOs and the State
Semester 1
12.5
DEVT90041 Development Research Design & Assessment
March
12.5
DEVT90043 Management in Development B
August
12.5
DEVT90044 Management in Development A
March
12.5
DEVT90046 Local-Global Nexus: Kinship & Community
Semester 2
12.5
DEVT90047 Rural and Urban Development Strategies
July
12.5
DEVT90049 Politics & Contested Development: Africa
April
12.5
DEVT90051
GEND40003 Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective
March
12.5
GEND90006 Gender, Globalisation and Development
Semester 1
12.5
GEND90007 Rethinking Rights and Global Development
Semester 2
12.5

Links

http://arts.unimelb.edu.au/ssps

Last updated: 4 October 2019