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University of York: Conflict, Governance and Development

InstitutionUniversity of York
Department Politics
Telephone 01904 323561
Study type Taught


The course provides an opportunity to look in depth at contemporary debates in international development. The programme combines a strong focus on the major theories of development with empirical analysis of the experiences of particular countries and regions. The programme attracts a wide range of students from across the world including both those with prior experience of working in international development and those continuing directly from earlier studies. The course draws upon a diverse range of teaching methods, combining lecture-based learning with interactive and participatory teaching in seminar groups. Teaching draws on the department’s in-depth research experience in most regions of the world, including the Middle East, Latin America, Sub-Saharan Africa, and areas of South-East Asia and Eastern Europe.


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