How the MSc Development Administration & Planning is structured.
The course is structured so that 75 per cent of the taught components (90 credits) is devoted to the core subjects of development administration and planning and 25 per cent (30 credits) to an option from a range of modules on offer.
The core modules provide the theoretical and methodological components of the course while the optional module allows students to examine different problems and approaches in accordance with their own particular interests.
Course participants will be required to read, write essays and complete individual and group project work, with teaching involving lectures, seminars, workshops, case study analysis and a field trip abroad.
Previous field trip destinations have included Egypt, Ghana, Uganda and Ethiopia.
Student performance is assessed through course work, examinations and a final dissertation report.
Below is a diagram outlining the course structure in terms of modules and distribution of credit hours: