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Department of Social & Policy Sciences Programme Catalogue 2020/1


UHSP-AFB21: BSc(Hons) International Development with Economics

Leading to the award of BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT WITH ECONOMICS

Mode of attendance: Full-time

Normal programme duration: 3 years

[Page last updated: 10 September 2020]

Click here for further information Possible DAPs for this programme:

Please see your programme handbook for circumstances where transfer to DAP may be permitted/required.

 

Click here for further informationPossible exit awards for this programme:



Year 1

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP may be possible from this programme year.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 12 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 1 Stage 1 of this programme contributes 0% towards the final award classification


Academic Year: Part 1 Stage 1

Designated Essential Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ES10010 Introductory economics 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 1: Part 1 Stage 1

Designated Essential Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
SP10204 Introduction to international development 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP10206 Thinking and working cross-culturally: Introduction to social analysis of development 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ES10007 The modern world economy 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP10059 Becoming a social science researcher: Part 1 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 2: Part 1 Stage 1

Designated Essential Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
SP10203 Development economics: microeconomic perspective 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP10205 Introduction to politics of development 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
SP10159 Becoming a social science researcher: Part 2 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select 1 unit from the following list:
Further information on DoS approved options Director of Studies approved option allowed: students may be permitted to take a Director of Studies approved option as an alternative to one of the units from this list
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
MN10248 Introduction to accounting 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP10001 Social policy, welfare and the state 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP10287 Social policy and YOU 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2020/21 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2021/22 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
  • NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
  • Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.
  • Find out more about these and other important University terms and conditions here.


Year 2

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP is not possible from this programme year.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 12 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 2 Stage 2 of this programme contributes 32% towards the final award classification


Academic Year: Part 2 Stage 2

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 0 and a maximum of 1 units from the following list:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ES20070 Money and finance 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 1: Part 2 Stage 2

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
SP20062 Qualitative social research methods 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP20207 Researching social change 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP20277 Development economics: macroeconomic perspective 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 1 and a maximum of 2 units from the following list:
Further information on DoS approved options Director of Studies approved option allowed: students may be permitted to take a Director of Studies approved option as an alternative to one of the units from this list
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
PL20721 International organisation 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP20300 The social science of climate change 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 2: Part 2 Stage 2

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
SP20160 Quantitative data analysis 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP20208 International politics of development 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP20209 Development policy and practice 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 1 and a maximum of 2 units from the following list:
Further information on DoS approved options Director of Studies approved option allowed: students may be permitted to take a Director of Studies approved option as an alternative to one of the units from this list
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
SP20005 Making and communicating policy: theories and practices 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP20069 Philosophy of the social sciences 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP20298 Civil society and NGOs in the developing world 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2020/21 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2021/22 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
  • NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
  • Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.
  • Find out more about these and other important University terms and conditions here.


Year 3

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP is not possible from this programme year.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 27 (Section B)PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 28 (Section B)PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 3 Stage 3 of this programme contributes 68% towards the final award classification


Academic Year: Part 3 Stage 3

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
SP30306 International development dissertation 18 credits       [equivalent to 36 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 1: Part 3 Stage 3

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
SP30307 Global inequality: economic and political perspectives 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 12 and a maximum of 18 credits from the following list:
Further information on DoS approved options Director of Studies approved option allowed: students may be permitted to take a Director of Studies approved option as an alternative to one of the units from this list
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
PL30107 Culture & national identity 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30468 Transitions to democracy 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30732 The politics of ethnicity, religion, and nationalism 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30741 US global politics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP30118 Power in society 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP30210 Conflict, security and international development 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP30302 Crime and the Media 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 2: Part 3 Stage 3

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
SP30278 Development finance 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 12 and a maximum of 18 credits from the following list:
Further information on DoS approved options Director of Studies approved option allowed: students may be permitted to take a Director of Studies approved option as an alternative to one of the units from this list
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
PL30744 Anti-politics and direct action 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30745 Culture and religion in international relations 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP30211 Contemporary issues in South Asian development 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP30212 Contemporary issues in African development 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP30263 Ideas about 'terrorism' 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP30286 Policy evaluation 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP30310 The developmental state 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP40215 Critical issues in social development 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2020/21 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2021/22 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
  • NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
  • Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.
  • Find out more about these and other important University terms and conditions here.