The Bachelor’s Programme in Development Studies is an interdisciplinary programme with a focus on economic, social and political processes and their linkages to development cooperation.
The programme works through a collaboration between several different departments.
Term 3 and 6 can be studied at The Political Science Department.
- 3: International Political Economy and Development 15 credits
- 3: The Politics of Development 15 credits
- 6: Bachelor Thesis 15 credtis
- 6: Field Work, Internship, Research Overview 15 credits
Gain knowledge and concrete skills
The aim is to provide the knowledge needed in order to critically examine and understand the preconditions for, and process of, development. The programme offers students both the background knowledge and the concrete skills needed to work in development-related fields. Students also gain a critical social science approach that prepares them for postgraduate studies and assists them in various professions within government agencies, private firms and NGOs.
The programme draws on, and combines, the scientific traditions from four different disciplines within the social sciences, i.e. sociology, political science, economic geography and economic history. This offers the students a multi-disciplinary perspective on development studies, and provides opportunity to deepen the knowledge in any of the aforementioned subjects.
Read more details about the progrmame at The Department of Human Geography and the Human Ecology Division (keg.lu.se/en).