18 NQF credits at HEQSF level 6
Course entry requirements: ECO1010F/S/H/X and ECO1011F/S
The course provides an introduction to development economics. It covers the major topics in the field. These include the meaning of development; economic growth and inequality and poverty. In the course deals with resource , agricultural and industrial development, and sustainable development. The discussion is both theoretical and applied with extensive use made of country examples. Considerable attention is devoted to key debates.
Lecture times: 14h00 – 15h00 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
DP requirements: All class tests and assignments/essays to be completed. A weighted average mark of 30% for tests, essays assignments. Only students who have obtained DP certificates may write the final examination.
Assessment: Coursework: 50%; Exam: 50%. The course outline will detail the breakdown for submission weightings and variation for exemptions and absences.
Last updated : 18 Apr 2018