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Department of Social & Policy Sciences, Programme Catalogue 2011/12

THSP-APC06: PG Cert International Development


Mode of attendance: Part-time

Click here for further information NFAAR-PGT assessment regulations for students commencing study in 2011/12 onwards (students who commenced prior to 2011/12 should consult their programme handbook for their assessment regulations):
  • This programme does not have a DAP
  • Assessment Regulations: Appendix 13 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view
  • Programme progression requirement: not applicable
  • Taught credits: 30

Part-time students will typically take either two or three units in each semester. Preference is given to completing as many of the compulsory units in the first year of studies (so as to provide the core knowledge). Optional units along with any remaining compulsory units are taken in the second year. However the actual balance will be flexible subject to agreement by the Director of Studies.

Semester 1: Taught Units

Designated Essential Units Click here for further information
SP50224 International development: towards synthesis 6 Credits
SP50254 Foundations of international development 6 Credits
Optional Units: Select 3 Unit(s) from the following list:
  • SP50216 is compulsory for students without a first degree in Economics or a related subject;
  • SP50217 is compulsory for students without a first degree in Sociology or Anthropology;
  • SP50218 is compulsory for students without a first degree in Politics, International Relations or a related subject.
SP50216 Economics for international development 6 Credits
SP50217 Sociology & social anthropology of development 6 Credits
SP50218 Policy & politics of developing countries 6 Credits
ZZ50001 Director of Studies approved unit 6 Credits

* This programme catalogue is applicable for the 2011/12 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2012/13 and beyond should not assume that later years of a programme will be in the format displayed here for 2011/12.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be 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.