Module Catalogues, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University   
 
Module Code: MAN212
Module Title: International Development
Module Level: Level 2
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2017/18
Semester: SEM2
Originating Department: International Business School
Pre-requisites: N/A
   
Aims
1. This module is concerned with the theoretical and implications of international development in the global economy.

2. This will enable an in-depth analysis of the central issues associated with the policies of international development.

3. The module also provides an insight into recent trends in international development and locates future directions.
Learning outcomes 
A. Understand the theoretical perspectives associated with international developmentÍž

B. Identify and critically assess many of the remedies and obstacles associated with international developmentÍž

C. Identify the main agents in the development debate and critically assess their contribution to the development process

D. Assess and analyse the relevance of development issues for international business
Method of teaching and learning 
The key themes in the module are introduced in lectures and followed up in workshop sessions in lectures and complex ideas are developed in tutorials.

Videos, online facilities and other teaching methods may be used. Students are expected to undertake background and followup reading and to carry out independent research.

Syllabus 
Lectures will introduce and explore the following subjects:

1. Meaning, measurement and morality in international development

2. Economic theories of development

3. Beyond economic development

4. The state and development

5. Multinational corporations

6. Civil societies and development

7. Population growth and development

8. Urbanization and ruralurban migration

9. Environment and development

10. International trade

11. Debt and development

12. Foreign aid

Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 26     12      112  150 

Assessment

Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Essay 40.00
2 Final Exam 60.00

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