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Institute of Continuing Education

This online course is designed to introduce students to the field of international development. Participants will develop knowledge of contemporary issues and themes, such as poverty and livelihoods, global food security, aid, urbanisation, and sustainable development, and will be encouraged to think critically in looking at a variety of case studies and examples of international development from around the world. The course will be interactive in nature, combining discussion forums, real-time one-to-one and group discussions and an online interactive seminar.


Course dates

22 Oct 2018 to 09 Dec 2018

Course duration

7 week(s)
This course is completed entirely online.

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