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Development in Practice

Undergraduate | LTU-DST3DIP | 2024

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21 July 2024
Entry requirements
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12 weeks
Start dates
29 July 2024

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Development in Practice

About this subject

  • On successful completion you will be able to:

    1. Apply the principles of good development practice keeping in mind interactions between natural, socio-political, economic and cultural systems in a simulated project.
    2. Critically reflect on one's position in relation to "development practice" using texts and self-reflection.
    3. Communicate knowledge and facilitate learning about a specific development tool in a group and reflect upon how methodological choices impact the public good and obligations to future generations.
    4. Develop specific solutions to defined problems based on research and critical thinking.
    5. Write in a professional mode relevant to development aimed at contributing to a sustainable future.

Entry requirements


Prerequisites: Students must have completed 60 credit points of level two subjects.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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