University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Wales Trinity Saint David (Prifysgol Cymru Y Drindod Dewi Sant)

International Development and Global Politics

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Course summary

Why study International Development and Global Politics at UWTSD Lampeter? • Critically examines a range of worldwide social, economic, political, health and environmental factors which are shaping the 21st Century. • Explores challenges posed by conflict and humanitarian emergency in the framework of international institutions. • A degree programme that draws together crucial subject areas to develop and expand your knowledge of global issues and how to solve them. • We take an immersive approach to learning offering a diverse range of teaching approaches, including lectures, seminars, tutorials and workshop sessions.  • You will attend small-group classes with a focus on discussion and learning activities to encourage the self-development and critical reflection accepted as key to the development of personal and professional capacities. 

Course details

Modules

Year One – Level 4 (Cert HE, Dip HE & BA) • Contemporary Challenges: Making a Difference (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Cultures and Philosophies of Politics (20 credits; optional) • Death, Burial and the Afterlife (20 credits; optional) • Exploring the Humanities (20 credits; compulsory) • From Egypt to the Near East: Phenomena of the Mediterranean (20 credits; optional) • Gender, Sex, & Sexuality: Historical & Critical Perspectives (20 credits; optional) • Humans and Other Animals (20 credits; optional) • Learning in the Digital Era (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Morality, Ethics and Reason (20 credits; optional) • Myths and Mythology: How Stories Shape the World (20 credits; optional) • Power and Inequality (20 credits; optional) • The Colonial Project and the Humanities (20 credits; optional) • The Nature of Objects: Why Matter Matters (20 credits; optional). Year Two – Level 5 (Dip HE & BA) • Activism, Protest and Campaigning for Global Justice (20 credits; optional) • Changemakers: Building your personal brand for sustainable employment (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Changemakers: Creativity and Value Creation (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • From Attic to Audience: Engaging with the Public through Residencies, Festivals, Performances and Publication (20 credits; optional) • International Independent Study Module (40 credits; optional) • International Independent Study Module (60 credits; optional) • International Political Economy (20 credits; optional) • Population Growth, Urbanisation, and Sustainability (20 credits; optional) • Post-Colonial States and Civil Society (20 credits; optional). Year Three – Level 6 (BA) • Activism, Protest and Campaigning for Global Justice (20 credits; optional) • From Attic to Audience: Engaging with the Public through Residencies, Festivals, Performances and Publication (20 credits; optional) • Independent Project (40 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • International Independent Study Module (40 credits; optional) • International Independent Study Module (60 credits; optional) • International Political Economy (20 credits; optional) • Population Growth, Urbanisation, and Sustainability (20 credits; optional) • Post-Colonial States and Civil Society (20 credits; optional). Prospective students should be aware of the following: • Not all optional modules are offered every year • Optional modules are delivered subject to sufficient student numbers • Language modules are optional/compulsory/core according to linguistic ability • There are many Level 5 and Level 6 versions of the same module. Students can only take this module once; this depends on which year the modules are offered in.

Assessment method

The programme is assessed in a variety of ways and will include several of the following types of assessment: essays of 1000 to 4000 words in length, document analyses, book reviews, short reports and reflective journals, timed tests, take-home​ exams, field journals, posters, group and individual presentations, dissertations of 10,000 words, wikis, commentaries and film evaluations.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
IDG1
Institution code:
T80
Campus name:
Lampeter Campus
Campus code:
L

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
50%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
80%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9000 Year 1
International £13500 Year 1

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International Development and Global Politics at University of Wales Trinity Saint David - UCAS