International Development Studies (MID) / MSc

MSc Common part

»  Planning programme common part

Common Part

RO1: Select in consultation and agreement with the study adviser 1 internship; in certain cases the internship may or must be replaced by a minor thesis with a social science chair group
RO2: Select 1 course
RO3-RO5: Select 1 RO-cluster in consultation and agreement with the study adviser:
- If RO3 is selected, before starting YMC-60809 the two specialization courses (the compulsory course of the specialization and one of the thesis related courses) should be completed. YMC-60300 is an 'umbrella' code. Instead, choose and register for 3 credits worth of modular skills (MOS) courses. For an overview of possible MOS courses please see under YMC-60300 in the study handbook.
- If RO5 is selected, choose in consultation and agreement with the study adviser two courses from RO5A.


CourseEctsCS/ROPhasePeriod
AEP-70424MSc Internship Agricultural Economics and Rural Policy24.00RO1M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
AEP-70824MSc Internship Regional Economics24.00RO1M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
CPT-70824MSc Internship Knowledge, Technology and Innovation24.00RO1M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
CPT-71324MSc Internship Strategic Communication24.00RO1M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
DEC-70424MSc Internship Development Economics24.00RO1M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
ENP-70424MSc Internship Environmental Policy24.00RO1M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
ENR-70424MSc Internship Environmental Economics and Natural Resources24.00RO1M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
LAW-70424MSc Internship Law and Governance24.00RO1M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
RSO-70424MSc Internship Rural Sociology24.00RO1M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
SDC-70424MSc Internship Sociology of Development and Change24.00RO1M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
SDC-70824MSc Internship Disaster Studies24.00RO1M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
CPT-20803Food Ethics3.00RO2M1/22MO, 5MO
CPT-20303Ethics and Social Science3.00RO2M1/25AF, 6MO
YSS-30803Seminar3.00RO3M1/21+2+3+4+5+6
YMC-60300Modular Skills Training3.00RO3M1/21AF, 2AF, 3AF, 5AF, 6AF
YMC-60809Academic Consultancy Training9.00RO3M1/21WD, 2WD, 3WD+4WD, 5WD, 6WD
YSS-30803Seminar3.00RO4M1/21+2+3+4+5+6
YEI-60312Research Master Cluster: Proposal Writing12.00RO4M22WD, 3WD+4WD, 5WD, 6WD
YRM-61303From Topic to Thesis Proposal3.00RO5M16
YRM-60306Quantitative Data Analysis: Multivariate Techniques6.00RO5AM11AF
YRM-60806Qualitative Data Analysis: Procedures and Strategies6.00RO5AM12AF
AEP-60306Advanced Econometrics6.00RO5AM16MO
ECS-60803From Thesis to Academic Journal Manuscript3.00RO5M26WD





A - Sociology of Development

 »  Planning programme & specialization

Limited choice:

RO0: If your educational background differs from the BSc International Development Studies of Wageningen University: select SDC-31806, and select in consultation and agreement with the study adviser 0 - 4 further courses. The study adviser can determine that courses are obligatory for a student.
RO1-RO4: Select 1 RO-cluster; in certain cases the thesis must be extended to 36 credits. Note: Students choosing cluster RO3 can opt for a special track Sustainable Development Diplomacy; ask your study adviser for information.
RO5: Choose 0 - 5 courses in consultation and agreement with the study adviser
RO6: Choose 0 or 2 courses in consultation and agreement with the study adviser.
Select in consultation and agreement with the study adviser profiling courses to complete the programme. Students will only be admitted to the thesis after completion of the compulsory specialization course and the thesis related RO1, RO2, RO3 or RO4 course.
In addition, dependent on the study contract agreed upon with the study adviser, methods courses and other supporting courses have to be completed before starting the thesis.

CourseEctsCS/ROPhasePeriod
SDC-32806Sociology in Development: Towards a Critical Perspective6.00CSM13WD
YRM-20806Research Design & Research Methods6.00RO0M11AF, 2MO
SDC-31806Theory and Practice of Development6.00RO0M11MO
SDC-30306Sociological and Anthropological Perspectives on Development6.00RO0M12AF
ENP-31806Globalization and Sustainability of Food Production and Consumption6.00RO0M14WD
MAT-22306Quantitative Research Methodology and Statistics6.00RO0M14WD
SDC-33306Methodology for Field Research in the Social Sciences6.00RO0M16WD
SDC-32306Anthropology and Development6.00RO1M15MO
SDC-80433MSc Thesis Sociology of Development and Change33.00RO1M21,2,3,4,5,6
RSO-31806Sociology of Food Provisioning and Place-based Development6.00RO2M15MO
RSO-80433MSc Thesis Rural Sociology33.00RO2M21,2,3,4,5,6
ENP-32806Sociological Perspectives on Environmental Change6.00RO3M15MO
ENP-80433MSc Thesis Environmental Policy33.00RO3M21,2,3,4,5,6
SDC-34306Conflict, Development and Disaster6.00RO4M15AF
SDC-80733MSc Thesis Disaster Studies33.00RO4M21,2,3,4,5,6
SDC-34806Humanitarian Aid and Reconstruction6.00RO5M1/21AF
ENP-30306International Environmental Policy6.00RO5M1/24WD
SDC-31306Property Rights, Natural Resources and Conflict6.00RO5M1/24WD
SDC-33806Policy, Projects and Programs for Development6.00RO5M1/24WD
DEC-31306Cost-Benefit Analysis and Environmental Valuation6.00RO5M1/26WD
RSO-32806Advanced Social Theory6.00RO6M11MO
ENP-35306Political Theory6.00RO6M12MO





B - Economics of Development

 »  Planning programme & specialization

Limited choice:

RO0: If your educational background differs from the BSc International Development Studies of Wageningen University: select SDC-31806, and select in consultation and agreement with the study adviser 0 - 4 further courses. The study adviser can determine that courses are obligatory for a student.
RO1 - RO3: Select 1 RO-cluster; in certain cases the thesis must be extended to 36 credits. If RO1 is selected, choose 1 thesis from RO1A.
RO4: Choose 0 - 4 courses in consultation and agreement with the study adviser
RO5: Choose 0 or 2 courses in consultation and agreement with the study adviser.
Select in consultation and agreement with the study adviser profiling courses to complete the programme.
Students will only be admitted to the thesis after completion of the compulsory specialization course and the thesis related RO1, RO2 or RO3 course.
In addition, dependent on the study contract agreed upon with the study adviser, methods courses and other supporting courses have to be completed before starting the thesis.

CourseEctsCS/ROPhasePeriod
AEP-31306Rural Economic Analysis6.00CSM13WD
AEP-20806Institutional Economics and Economic Organisation Theory6.00RO0M11AF
YRM-20806Research Design & Research Methods6.00RO0M11AF, 2MO
SDC-31806Theory and Practice of Development6.00RO0M11MO
ECH-21806Microeconomics6.00RO0M12AF
DEC-21806Macroeconomics and International Trade6.00RO0M14WD
MAT-22306Quantitative Research Methodology and Statistics6.00RO0M14WD
SDC-33306Methodology for Field Research in the Social Sciences6.00RO0M16WD
AEP-30306The Economics of European Integration: Agricultural, Rural and Regional Policy Analysis6.00RO1M15AF
AEP-80433MSc Thesis Agricultural Economics and Rural Policy33.00RO1AM21,2,3,4,5,6
AEP-81333MSc Thesis Regional Economics33.00RO1AM21,2,3,4,5,6
DEC-30306Central Themes in Development Economics6.00RO2M15AF
DEC-80433MSc Thesis Development Economics33.00RO2M21,2,3,4,5,6
ENP-32306Advanced Environmental Economics and Policy6.00RO3M15AF
ENR-80433MSc Thesis Environmental Economics and Natural Resources33.00RO3M21,2,3,4,5,6
SDC-34806Humanitarian Aid and Reconstruction6.00RO4M1/21AF
SDC-31306Property Rights, Natural Resources and Conflict6.00RO4M1/24WD
SDC-33806Policy, Projects and Programs for Development6.00RO4M1/24WD
DEC-31306Cost-Benefit Analysis and Environmental Valuation6.00RO4M1/26WD
ECH-32306Advanced Microeconomics6.00RO5M11MO
ENR-30806Advanced Macroeconomics6.00RO5M12MO





C - Communication, Technology and Policy

 »  Planning programme & specialization

Limited choice:

RO0: If your educational background differs from the BSc International Development Studies of Wageningen University: select SDC-31806, and select in consultation and agreement with the study adviser 0 - 4 further courses. The study adviser can determine that courses are obligatory for a student.
RO1-RO3: Select 1 RO-cluster; in certain cases the thesis must be extended to 36 credits. Students who select RO1 should choose 1 thesis from RO1A.
RO4: Choose 0 - 4 courses in consultation and agreement with the study adviser
RO5: Choose 0 or 2 courses from RO5 in consultation and agreement with the study adviser
Select in consultation and agreement with the study adviser profiling courses to complete the programme.
Students will only be admitted to the thesis after completion of the compulsory specialization course and the thesis related RO1, RO2 or RO3 course.
In addition, dependent on the study contract agreed upon with the study adviser, methods courses and other supporting courses have to be completed before starting the thesis.

CourseEctsCS/ROPhasePeriod
CPT-31806Investigating Knowledge6.00CSM13WD
LAW-21306Law and Public Power6.00RO0M11AF
YRM-20806Research Design & Research Methods6.00RO0M11AF, 2MO
SDC-31806Theory and Practice of Development6.00RO0M11MO
CPT-22806Innovation Management and Transdisciplinary Design6.00RO0M12MO
CPT-30806Social Justice, Technology and Development6.00RO0M14WD
MAT-22306Quantitative Research Methodology and Statistics6.00RO0M14WD
SDC-33306Methodology for Field Research in the Social Sciences6.00RO0M16WD
CPT-32806Change, Inter-human Processes and Communication6.00RO1M15AF
CPT-80833MSc Thesis Knowledge, Technology and Innovation33.00RO1AM21,2,3,4,5,6
CPT-81333MSc Thesis Strategic Communication33.00RO1AM21,2,3,4,5,6
CPT-31306Researching Technology and Development6.00RO2M15AF
CPT-80833MSc Thesis Knowledge, Technology and Innovation33.00RO2M21,2,3,4,5,6
LAW-30306Globalisation and Governance6.00RO3M15AF
LAW-80433MSc Thesis Law and Governance33.00RO3M21,2,3,4,5,6
SDC-34806Humanitarian Aid and Reconstruction6.00RO4M1/21AF
SDC-31306Property Rights, Natural Resources and Conflict6.00RO4M1/24WD
SDC-33806Policy, Projects and Programs for Development6.00RO4M1/24WD
DEC-31306Cost-Benefit Analysis and Environmental Valuation6.00RO4M1/26WD
RSO-32806Advanced Social Theory6.00RO5M11MO
ENP-35306Political Theory6.00RO5M12MO