International Development Studies (MID) / MSc

MSc Common part

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Common Part

RO0: Choose 1 - 3 courses if your study adviser deems it necessary.
RO1: Select in consultation and agreement with your study adviser 1 internship; in certain cases the internship may be replaced by a minor thesis with a social science chair group.
RO2-RO4: Select 1 RO-cluster in consultation and agreement with your study adviser.
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.
RO5: Choose 0 - 3 courses in consultation and agreement with your study adviser.


CourseEctsCS/ROPhasePeriod
SDC-36306Perspectives and Themes in International Development Studies6.00CSM11MO
CPT-36806Critical Reflection on Research in International Development Practice6.00CSM14WD
YSS-34803Seminar Social Sciences3.00CSM1/21+2+3+4+5+6
YRM-20806Research Design & Research Methods6.00RO0M11AF, 2MO
MAT-14303Basic Statistics3.00RO0M11MO
SDC-33306Methodology for Field Research in the Social Sciences6.00RO0M16WD
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
PAP-70324MSc Internship Public Administration and Policy24.00RO1M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
RHI-70424MSc Internship Rural and Environmental History24.00RO1M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
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
YMC-60300Modular Skills Training3.00RO2M1/21AF, 2AF, 3AF, 5AF, 6AF
YMC-60809Academic Consultancy Training9.00RO2M1/21WD, 2WD, 3WD+4WD, 5WD, 6WD
YEI-60312Research Master Cluster: Proposal Writing12.00RO3M22WD, 3WD+4WD, 5WD, 6WD
ENP-60312International Environmental Policy Consultancy12.00RO4M1/22WD
SDC-34806Humanitarian Aid and Reconstruction6.00RO5M1/21AF
SDC-33806Policy, Projects and Programs for Development6.00RO5M1/22MO
SDC-31306Property Rights, Natural Resources and Conflict6.00RO5M1/25MO





A - Sociology of Development

 »  Planning programme & specialization

Limited choice:

RO0: Choose if your study adviser deems it necessary.
RO1-RO4: Select 1 RO-cluster. Students will only be admitted to the thesis after completion of two of the specialization courses. In addition, dependent on the study contract agreed upon with the study adviser, RO0-courses have to be completed before starting the thesis.

CourseEctsCS/ROPhasePeriod
RSO-34306Theorizing Development: Implications for Research6.00CSM12AF
SDC-32806Sociology in Development: Towards a Critical Perspective6.00CSM13WD
SDC-30306Sociological and Anthropological Perspectives on Development6.00RO0M11AF
SDC-32306Anthropology and Development6.00RO1M15MO
SDC-80433MSc Thesis Sociology of Development and Change33.00RO1M21,2,3,4,5,6
RSO-31806Sociology of Food and Place6.00RO2M15MO
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-34306Studying Crisis: Conflict, Disaster and the Social6.00RO4M15AF
SDC-80733MSc Thesis Disaster Studies33.00RO4M21,2,3,4,5,6





B - Economics of Development

 »  Planning programme & specialization

Limited choice:

RO0: Choose 1 - 2 courses if your study adviser deems it necessary.
RO1: Choose 1 thesis. Students will only be admitted to the thesis after completion of two of the specialization courses. In addition, dependent on the study contract agreed upon with the study adviser, RO0-courses have to be completed before starting the thesis.

CourseEctsCS/ROPhasePeriod
AEP-21306Econometrics6.00CSM12MO
DEC-32806Impact Assessment of Policies and Programmes6.00CSM13WD
DEC-30306Central Themes in Economics of Development6.00CSM15AF
MAT-20306Advanced Statistics6.00RO0M11AF
ECH-21806Microeconomics6.00RO0M12AF
AEP-80433MSc Thesis Agricultural Economics and Rural Policy33.00RO1M21,2,3,4,5,6
AEP-81333MSc Thesis Regional Economics33.00RO1M21,2,3,4,5,6
DEC-80433MSc Thesis Development Economics33.00RO1M21,2,3,4,5,6
ENR-80433MSc Thesis Environmental Economics and Natural Resources33.00RO1M21,2,3,4,5,6





C - Inclusive Innovation, Communication and Development

 »  Planning programme & specialization

Limited choice:

RO1: Choose 1 thesis. Students will only be admitted to the thesis after completion of two of the specialization courses. In addition, dependent on the study contract agreed upon with the study adviser, RO0-courses have to be completed before starting the thesis.

CourseEctsCS/ROPhasePeriod
CPT-37306Politics of Knowledge and Inclusive Innovation6.00CSM12AF
CPT-37806Researching Socio-Technical Practices, Innovation and Responsible Futures6.00CSM13WD
CPT-32806Change, Inter-human Processes and Communication6.00CSM15AF
CPT-80833MSc Thesis Knowledge, Technology and Innovation33.00RO1M21,2,3,4,5,6
CPT-81333MSc Thesis Strategic Communication33.00RO1M21,2,3,4,5,6





D - Politics and Governance of Development

 »  Planning programme & specialization

Limited choice:

Note: Students of this specialization can opt for the selective track Sustainable Development Diplomacy; ask your study adviser for information.
RO0: Choose if your study adviser deems it necessary.
RO1: Choose 1 thesis. Students will only be admitted to the thesis after completion of two of the specialization courses. In addition, dependent on the study contract agreed upon with the study adviser, RO0-courses have to be completed before starting the thesis.

CourseEctsCS/ROPhasePeriod
ENP-30506Theories on Politics and Governance6.00CSM12MO
PAP-31306Politics, Policy Making and Accountability in International Arenas for Development6.00CSM13WD
SDC-35806Politics of Development: State, Property and Resistance6.00CSM15AF
SDC-23306Law and Public Power6.00RO0M11AF
ENP-80433MSc Thesis Environmental Policy33.00RO1M21,2,3,4,5,6
PAP-80333MSc Thesis Public Administration and Policy33.00RO1M21,2,3,4,5,6
RHI-80433MSc Thesis Rural and Environmental History33.00RO1M21,2,3,4,5,6
SDC-80433MSc Thesis Sociology of Development and Change33.00RO1M21,2,3,4,5,6