Oslo, Norway

International Development Studies

online course
when 28 June 2021 - 6 August 2021
language English
duration 6 weeks
credits 15 EC

The course provides a multidisciplinary analysis of global poverty and of development on global, national and local levels. A thematic approach is applied. Country comparisons are made in lectures and through active participation of the group. Special attention is given to North/South relations and to the role of civil society and development cooperation in poverty alleviation.

Target group

Applicants with a completed Bachelor’s degree or a period of study comparable with a Norwegian Bachelor's degree from a recognised institution. Applicants should have a related degree in social sciences, economy and/or development studies.

Course aim

To build new understanding of development issues on the basis of a dialog structured around some key issues. To provide insight into development thinking and how it has been and can be translated into practice.

Fee info

NOK 0: Due to the fluid situation regarding the Coronavirus, all Master's courses will be offered as digital courses, at no cost (students must buy course books themselves).