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DEVS402 Development Policy and Practice

Approaches and methods used in development research and practice. Professional practice includes understanding the project cycle, donors, policy frameworks, and conducting research in cross-cultural contexts.

Paper title Development Policy and Practice
Paper code DEVS402
Subject Development Studies
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2019, expected to be offered in 2020
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,338.27
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,439.89

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72 300-level points
Limited to
MA, PGDipArts
Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper will:

  • be introduced to the background debates that have informed contemporary development policy and practice
  • Develop communication, research and writing skills
Teaching staff
To be advised.
There is no set textbook for this paper. Instead, there is a course reader that will be utilised throughout the paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global Perspective, Critical Thinking, Interdisciplinary perspective, Research, Self-Motivation, Teamwork.
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Not offered in 2019, expected to be offered in 2020

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system