Title of the Programme
The programme shall be Bachelor of BACHELOR OF DEVELOPMENT STUDIES (BDS)
Development, poverty, inequality and environmental sustainability are some of the most important issues in the world today. Studying and understanding these issues is the key to creating a better world for future generations. You will focus on key global issues in a local, national or international context. You could find yourself employed for the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, helping developing countries address their internal constraints to trade, or more locally you could work with an Indigenous community to interpret cultural messages on environmental sustainability. Our development studies majors are designed to allow you to gain detailed skills and a strong understanding of key principles in your chosen speciality. No matter your focus, when you study a degree in development studies you will go on to make a positive difference in the world.
As our student, you learn to critically examine global and local preconditions and processes of development.
The scientific traditions from four disciplines are combined in the study plan: Sociology, Political Science, Human Geography and Economic History. Our students get both a multi-disciplinary perspective on development studies and an opportunity to deepen their knowledge in any of these four subjects.
Bachelor of Development Studies is a three-year qualification with Total Credits of 360. The qualification equips students with skills and understanding of different theories, practice and activities which are useful to facilitate holistic and integrated focused development. Some of the common skills include, development facilitation, communication, environmental planning, project design and management, rural and social development and research amongst others.. All coursework, including lectures, assignments, and exams, is available through the online learning system. http://www.ist-ecampus.online/blended/