Analysis of Development Policy

lsped1212  2022-2023  Louvain-la-Neuve

Analysis of Development Policy
5.00 credits
30.0 h
Main themes
This course introduce to the current debates in development studies. It aims to equip students with tools to analyze theories, projects, politics and practices of development.
Learning outcomes

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 To master the main development theories and orientations
To be able to use the analytical tools provided to analyze projects and practices of development
To be able to participate to a debate on contemporary development issues, at a global a local level
To be able to present, with solid arguments, a critical point of view on development
The course c presents the main trends of development from 1950 to the years 2010 and series of thematic workshops on contemporary development issues. Online documents and forums will be also available on the Moodle platform.
Teaching methods
The course will contain lectures, guest lectures and participatory.
The students have also to read selected articles and to prepare on-line the workshops.
All information will be available on Moodle.
Evaluation methods
The evaluation will consist of a written exam composed (first and second session).
Online resources
LSPED1212 : Moodle
Teaching materials
  • LSPED1212 : Moodle
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Learning outcomes
Advanced Master in Development, Environment and Societies

Additionnal module in Geography

Master [120] in Population and Development Studies

Minor in Population and Development Studies