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Programme structure


The Master Program in Development Geography is a two-year study program. The program provides you with a thorough understanding of qualitative metods and development theories and debates, both classic and contemporary. You will plan, prepare, work on and complete a major individual project, the master thesis, throughout the two years you are a student in the program.

 

Study plan for students with admission autumn 2012 or earlier.

Study plan:

4. semester DEVG4090 - Master Thesis
3. semester SGO4501 - Development (continued) /SOSGEO4301 - Global environmental change (continued)  or SOSGEO4604 - Work and workers. Global perspectives (continued) DEVG4090 - Master Thesis
2. semester SGO4010 - Qualitative method (continued) DEVG4050 - Individual Reading List
1. semester SGO4501 - Development (continued)SOSGEO4301 - Global environmental change (continued) or SOSGEO4604 - Work and workers. Global perspectives (continued) DEVG4020 - Literature and writing seminar (discontinued) Project proposal (mandatory part of DEVG4090 Master Thesis)
  10 ECTS credits 10 ECTS credits 10 ECTS credits

Courses

Mandatory courses

DEVG4020 Litterature and writing seminar
SGO4010 Qualitative methods
SGO4501 Development
SOSGEO4301 Global Environmental Change or SOSGEO4604 Work and workers. Global perspectives.
DEVG4050 Individual Reading List (20 ECTS)
DEVG4090 Master Thesis 
 

Project proposal and fieldwork

In the first semester you will prepare and submit a project proposal. The project proposal is a mandatory part of the course DEVG4090 Master Thesis.

You are expected to conduct the field work for your master thesis in the period of June to early August between your first and second year in the program.

In the third and fourth semester you will mainly concentrate on writing the master thesis. You will be required to give one oral seminar presentation of your master thesis in these semesters.

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Diploma and degree

This programme leads to the following degree: Master in Development Geography
Published June 6, 2012 10:00 AM - Last modified July 31, 2015 12:36 PM