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Introduction to International Development


  • Credit value: 30 credits at Level 4
  • Assessment: two essays of 2000 words each (50% each).

Module description

This module examines the relationship between globalisation and development and looks at key concepts in globalisation theory that are relevant to development studies. You will gain a sound understanding of the impact of globalisation on developing countries.

Indicative module content

  • Economic insecurity and livelihoods
  • Identity and culture
  • Aid
  • Migration
  • War
  • Trade
  • Counter-globalisation forces