General Curriculum Outline

To complete the Master in International and Development Studies, students will need to fulfil a total of 120 ECTS in accordance with the General Curriculum Outline.

Students will be required to:

  • Follow the compulsory core course Global Issues and Perspectives I in the first semester and Global Issues and Perspectives II in the second semester. ­­
  • Follow the compulsory course on statistical literacy in the first semester and take 12 credits of research electives during any of the four semesters of the programme.
  • Follow the compulsory course in the assigned specialisation in the first semester and obtain 24 credits of specialisation electives during any of the four semesters of the programme.
  • Participate in the Applied Research Foundations orientation workshop at the start of the second semester for 3 credits, complete an Applied Research Project (ARP) for 9 credits in the second semester and present the project by the end of the third semester for 3 credits.
  • Obtain 12 credits of skills workshops during any of the four semesters of the programme.
  • Optional: validate an internship for 3 credits.
  • Produce a thesis for 30 credits of original research.

 

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