Development and Rural Innovation (MDR) / MSc

MSc Common part

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Common Part

RO-1 - RO-4: Choose 1 RO-cluster. Before starting the thesis students should have completed the compulsory subjects.
- If RO-2 is selected, choose 1 thesis from RO-2A.
RO-5: Select in consultation and agreement with your study adviser 1 internship; in certain cases the internship may be replaced by an internship or a minor thesis with one of the (other) social science chair groups or with any other chair group in case of an internship or minor thesis with an interdisciplinary character (beta-gamma integration).

Note: You can opt for the selective Graduate Programme of the Wageningen School of Social Sciences (WASS); ask your study adviser for information.


CourseEctsCS/ROPhasePeriod
SDC-21804Introduction to the Sociology of Development, Knowledge and Change M4.00CSM11AF
CPT-21304Introduction to Technology, Agro-ecology and Development M4.00CSM11MO
CPT-23804Introduction to Communication and Innovation Studies M4.00CSM11MO
ZSS-06000General Safety0.00CSM11WD
YRM-20806Research Design & Research Methods6.00CSM12MO
CPT-60306Facilitating Interactive Processes6.00CSM13WD
YSS-60806Cutting Edge Issues in Development and Rural Innovation6.00CSM14WD+5WD+6WD
SDC-33306Methodology for Field Research in the Social Sciences6.00CSM16WD
YSS-31306Thesis Path MDR6.00CSM1/21WD+2WD+3WD+4WD+5WD+6WD
SDC-30806Political Ecologies of Natural Resource Distribution6.00RO1M15AF
SDC-80430MSc Thesis Sociology of Development and Change30.00RO1M21,2,3,4,5,6
CPT-32806Change, Inter-human Processes and Communication6.00RO2M15AF
CPT-80830MSc Thesis Knowledge, Technology and Innovation30.00RO2AM21,2,3,4,5,6
CPT-81330MSc Thesis Strategic Communication30.00RO2AM21,2,3,4,5,6
CPT-37806Researching Socio-Technical Practices, Innovation and Futures6.00RO3M15AF
CPT-80830MSc Thesis Knowledge, Technology and Innovation30.00RO3M21,2,3,4,5,6
RSO-31806Sociology of Food and Place6.00RO4M15MO
RSO-80430MSc Thesis Rural Sociology30.00RO4M21,2,3,4,5,6
CPT-70824MSc Internship Knowledge, Technology and Innovation24.00RO5M21,2,3,4,5,6
CPT-71324MSc Internship Strategic Communication24.00RO5M21,2,3,4,5,6
RSO-70424MSc Internship Rural Sociology24.00RO5M21,2,3,4,5,6
SDC-70424MSc Internship Sociology of Development and Change24.00RO5M21,2,3,4,5,6