Poverty, Development and Globalisation
University of Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Host University Units24
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units6
Hours & Credits
This course examines the great contemporary global problems of poverty and inequality. Sources and selected empirical cases of poverty and inequality are explored and related development theories and policies are examined. The geographical scope of the course ranges from the local to the international.
DP requirements: Completion of all written tests, essays and assignments.
Assessment: Coursework counts 50%; one two-hour examination counts 50% of the final mark.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.