Introduction to Development
Dublin City University
Area of Study
Development Studies, Intercultural Development
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits2
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units3
Hours & Credits
This course introduces students to the challenges of global development. Why does poverty and inequality persist? What explains regional variations in levels of development?
1. understand the key debates on global development
2. analyse the underlying causes of underdevelopment
3. explain why underdevelopment, poverty and inequality persist
4. apply different theories of underdevelopment to particular contexts