NQF credits: 30
Fifth year status‚ second semester‚ two double lectures and one double tut per week.
Course co–ordinator: Professor Mike Morris
Entrance requirements: An undergraduate degree in Economics with a pass of 65% + and honours with 65% + in a closely cognate discipline or honours in Economics with a pass of 65%.
This course introduces students to ’problem–driven’ approaches (compared to method–driven or theory–driven approaches). The course focuses on a selection of the significant global problems that especially confront the developing world analyzing their global and local determinants and effects. Students will be required to complete a short – approximately 1500 word essay – each week. There will be no final exam. Participation in the course (through seminar presentation and discussion) will count for 10% of the final mark.
DP requirements: None.
Assessment: Essays and term paper counts 100%.
Last updated : 18 Jun 2014