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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)


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This course provides an introductory review of international development discourses since the 1950s and critically examines the competing meanings of 'development' drawing on relevant theoretical traditions. We explore development challenges in the post-2015 agenda such as poverty, inequality, education, health, social protection, and share insights into the dilemmas of development policy and practice. This course is a 10-session course and must be taken with W210Am01 in Week 2.


Course dates

07 Jul 2024 to 13 Jul 2024

Course duration

2 weeks

Apply by

23 Jun 2024

Course director

Academic Directors, Course Directors and Tutors are subject to change, when necessary.


International Summer Programme
Sidgwick Site
United Kingdom

Qualifications / Credits

Credits dependent on home institution

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 10

Course code