Development studies is an interdisciplinary field of social science encompassing sociology, human geography, cultural studies, and historical and political processes. The meaning of ‘development’ in this context is to enhance human wellbeing in developing countries including those in Africa, Asia, the Pacific and Latin America. The course introduces development theories and ideologies, colonisation, industrialisation, globalisation, dependency, rural development, urbanization, migration, gender, health, education, children, indigenous peoples and environment. Graduates often choose careers with international organisations including the United Nations, the World Bank, non-government organisations, consultancy firms, and research centres.
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SCS140 Course Outline Semester 1, 2017 (PDF 493KB) Students enrolled in this course should check the course Blackboard site to ensure that they are accessing the most recent approved version of the course outline.
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