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Module Code: MAN212
Module Title: International Development
Module Level: Level 2
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2019/20
Semester: SEM2
Originating Department: International Business School Suzhou
Pre-requisites: N/A
The aim of this module is to provide students with a theoretical and practical understanding of the implications of international development in the global economy. The module enables students to undertake an in-depth analysis of the central issues associated with the policies of international development. It also provides students with an insight into recent trends in international development, enabling them to identify possible future directions.
Learning outcomes 
A. Understand the theoretical perspectives associated with international developmentÍž

B. Identify and critically assess many of the remedies and obstacles associated with international developmentÍž

C. Identify the main agents in the development debate and critically assess their contribution to
the development process

D. Assess and analyse the relevance of development issues for international business

Method of teaching and learning 
The key themes in the module are introduced in lectures and followed up in workshop sessions in lectures and complex ideas are developed in tutorials.

Videos, online facilities and other teaching methods may be used. Students are expected to undertake background and followup reading and to carry out independent research.

Lectures will introduce and explore the following subjects:

1. Meaning, measurement and morality in international development

2. Economic theories of development

3. Beyond economic development

4. The state and development

5. Multinational corporations

6. Civil societies and development

7. Population growth and development

8. Urbanization and ruralurban migration

9. Environment and development

10. International trade

11. Debt and development

12. Foreign aid

Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 26     12      112  150 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Essay 40.00
2 Online Open Book Exam 60.00

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