What is International Development?

Academy
Futurelearn
Kurzbeschreibung
Explore the key ideas, concepts and debates around the study of international development, using Nairobi in Kenya as a case study.
Kursarten
E-Learning

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Kursinhalt

Discover the fascinating study of international development

On this course, you will learn how international development is conceptualised, imagined and communicated as an area of study.

You will consider the ways international development impacts individuals living in different parts of the world, focusing on Nairobi in Kenya.

You will use the example of Nairobi to relate abstract concepts and debates to the lived experiences of real people.

Upon completion of this course, you’ll have a deeper understanding of indicators of development, population growth, migration, urbanisation, and environmental issues like waste and pollution.

This course is designed for anyone interested in diversity across the world.

It will be of particular interest to those considering study or work in international development.

Kursziele
Explain the key ideas, concepts and debates in international development,Evaluate the different meanings and perceptions of development,Investigate how development is measured,Assess how 'development'and 'developing countries' are represented,Explore the causes and consequences of population growth and distribution,Describe urbanisation and the motivations that attract people to cities
Anforderungen
This course is designed for anyone interested in diversity across the world. It will be of particular interest to those considering study or work in international development.
Kurssprache
Englisch