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SCS140 Introduction to Development Studies

Development studies is an interdisciplinary field of social science. The meaning of 'development' is to enhance human wellbeing in developing countries including Africa, Asia, the Pacific and Latin America. The course introduces development theories, colonisation, industrialisation, rural development, urbanization, gender, health, education and the environment. Graduates choose careers with international development organisations including the United Nations and non-government organisations.

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  • Sunshine Coast: Not Currently Offered
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1.4D: Human Society, Society & Culture, Sport & Recreation
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