MA in Development
Course Short Code
MDEV
Course Year
1
Course Offering: 01

MA in Development, Year 1, Full-Time

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CORE MODULES

 

SEMESTER 1

LG512

LG517

LG539

LG528

Development Policy and Practice

The Politics of Development

The Political Economy of Development

Research Methodology

10 Credits

10 Credits

10 Credits

5 Credits

AUTUMN SEMESTER CORE MODULES

 

All core modules and 30 credits worth of optional modules are pre-requisites to the Dissertation

LG5000

Dissertation

25 Credits

 

OPTIONAL MODULES

You must take a total of 30 optional credits from across language optional modules and Semester 2 optional modules.

Year Long Language Optional Modules:

Students may choose 10 credits in total of Language Modules subject to specified pre-requisites. All optional modules will be offered subject to staff availability and student demand in any year.

 

This year-long 10 credit course; 3 hours class-time per week; must already have Leaving Cert. French :

FR130

French Lang. 3 (Intermediate)

10 Credits

The following together compose 10 credit course (5 credits for each of FR250 & FR268); 3 hours class-time per week; must already have Leaving Cert. French plus some additional knowledge. If you have questions about your language standard please contact Aine Mc Gillicuddy at aine.mcgillicuddy@dcu.ie

FR250

FR268

French Lang. 5 (Ex Intermediate)

French Lang. 6 (Ex Intermediate)

5 Credits

5 Credits


This is a year-long 10 credit course 2 hours class-time per week; no previous Spanish necessary:

SP101

Spanish Lang. 1 (Beginners)

10 Credits

This is a year-long 10 credit course 3 hours class-time per week; must already have leaving cert Spanish :

SP130

Spanish Lang. 3 (Intermediate)

10 Credits

The following together compose a year-long 10 credit course (5 credits for each of SP250 & SP268); 3 hours class-time per week; must already have Leaving Cert. Spanish plus some additional knowledge. If you have questions about your language standard please contact Aine Mc Gillicuddy at aine.mcgillicuddy@dcu.ie

SP250

SP268

Spanish Language 5 (Ex Intermediate)

Spanish Language 6 (Ex Intermediate)

5 Credits

5 Credits

 

 SEMESTER 2

All optional modules will be offered subject to staff availability and student demand in any year.

Choose One / Two / Three Modules (10 / 20 / 30 credits) from the following depending on whether or not you have chosen Language Options:

LG519

LG523

LG524

LG525

LG534

LG536

LG542

LG552

LG574

LG599

LG5022

Debt, Default & Democracy

International Human Rights Law

Russia and the Former Soviet Space

Irish Foreign Policy

Peace-keeping and Peace-Making Interventions

Political Terrorism

Politics and Development in Africa

Politics of the UN

Politics of the Middle East and North Africa

India: The Politics of an Emerging Power

Democracy, Dictatorship and Foreign Policy

10 Credits

10 Credits

10 Credits

10 Credits

10 Credits

10 Credits

10 Credits

10 Credits

10 Credits

10 Credits

10 Credits

ADDITIONAL NON-CONTRIBUTING MODULE

The Uaneen Module (UM405) is a non-contributing, optional, extra-curricular module with a portfolio assessment. The marks for this module will not contribute to your final degree award. For full details on this module please visit - http://www.dcu.ie/uaneen/index.shtml.

 

UM405

Uaneen Non-Contributing Module

5 Credits

 

Last Updated: 13th October 2015

 

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