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This MSc offers a critical approach to people-centred development, addressing the challenges for equitable citizenship in the context of social diversity and globalisation. Participants gain a wide range of experience, and develop their understanding of current theoretical debates alongside the skills required to be a reflective social development practitioner. What and how will I learn? Students examine relevant bodies of knowledge, current debates and experience and consider how social development concerns can be effectively addressed. The programme focuses on international contexts of development which reflect present day social realities and illustrates the complexities and potential pitfalls underlying social development policy, planning and practice. Degree Structure Students undertake courses to the value of 180 credits. The programme consists of three core courses (90 credits), one option (30 credits) and a development and planning report (60 credits). A Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits, full-time nine months) is offered. Core Modules Socially Sensitive Development in Practice Social Development and Poverty Reduction: From Theory to Practice Social Development Practice Dissertationreport All MSc students submit a 10,000 word report on a topic related to the main themes of the programme. The topic can be chosen to enhance career development or for its inherent interest. Options Managing the City Economy Housing Policy, Programme and Project Alternatives Disaster Risk Reduction in Cities Urban Development Policy, Planning and Management Gender in Policy and Planning Urban Environmental Planning and Management in Development Urban Agriculture Adapting Cities to Climate Change in the Global South Management and Planning for Development Further details available on subject website: http:www.ucl.ac.ukdpucoursesmastersmsc_sdp The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, practical classroom exercises, and field work within the UK and abroad. Practical work, including the overseas group fieldwork report, will comprise part of the total programme credits. Student performance is assessed through course work, examinations, and a dissertation report. Why should I study this degree at UCL? The Development Planning Unit at UCL is an international centre concerned with promoting sustainable forms of development, understanding rapid urbanisation and encouraging innovation in the policy, planning and management responses to the economic, social and environmental development of cities and regions, especially in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Students on this MSc benefit from the strong practical component, which includes fieldwork assignments in London and abroad. An international fieldtrip takes students to a developing country, providing an opportunity to develop practical skills, use tools for participatory action research, and reflect on the roles and responsibilities of social development practitioners. Your future career Graduates of the programme are now working in a number of professional capacities some of which include: Programme officers for an international NGO (Dhaka), National NGO officers in Indonesia and the UK, Advisor trainer for a women s human rights group (Croatia), Project officer with UK academic institution, Consultants working in both British and overseas companies and Officers in national and local government institutions. Some graduates pursue an academic career, either through doctoral studies or through teaching and research in a number of prestigious universities. Entry Requirements The normal minimum qualifications are a second-class Bachelor s degree from a UK university or an equivalent standard overseas qualification. A second acceptable qualification is corporate membership of one of the following UK professional institutions: the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) the Institution of Civil Engin

This MSc offers a critical approach to people-centred development, addressing the challenges for equitable citizenship in the context of social diversity and globalisation. Participants gain a wide range of experience, and develop their understanding of current theoretical debates alongside the skills required to be a reflective social development practitioner. What and how will I learn?...

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