08.03.2017

Degree structure

Master's Degree Programme in Development and International Cooperation

 

Modules credits

Academic skills

  • DEVS105 Basic Study Skills (5 cr)
  • DEVS001 Thesis Seminar I (5 cr)
  • DEVS002 Thesis Seminar II (5 cr)
  • DEVS003 Thesis Seminar III (5 cr)
20 cr

Understanding Development

  • DEVS222 Globalization: Perspectives from development, culture and civil society (5 cr)
  • MCPS020 Contemporary debates in social theory (5 cr)
  • DEVS208 Classics of development (5 cr)
15 cr

Tools for Research and Actio

  • DEVS308 Development Policy and Management (5 cr)
  • DEVS107 Introduction to the philosophy of the Social Sciences (5 cr)
  • DEVS306 Advanced research methods (5 cr)
15 cr

Major subject and elective courses

  • DEVS502 Lecture Passport (0-5 cr)
20-30 cr

Working life

  • DEVS700 International Internship (10 cr)
10 cr

Master's thesis

  • DEVS802 Master’s thesis (30-40 cr)
  • DEVS803 Maturity exam (0 cr)
30-40 cr

See course descriptions here.

 

Major Subject Studies

The following specializations are available for students enrolled in the D&IC programme:

  • Master of Social Sciences  (Philosophy, Political Science, Social and Public Policy and Sociology)
  • Master of Education (Education)
  • Master of Science (Environmental Science), and
  • Master of Arts (Ethnology)

Different specializations have different requirements concerning the credits in the respective major subjects that D&IC students must complete. This must be negotiated with the student’s supervisor or major subject representative.

Education

  • Thesis seminar (10 ECTS)

A. Highly recommended to all D&IC education majors:

  • EDUS320 Intercultural Competence in Education (3 ECTS)
  • MCE0240 International Education Policies and Practices (3 ECTS)
  • EDLS450 In search for educational excellence, global trends (3 ECTS)
  • EDUS321 Comparative Pedagogy (3 ECTS)

B. Other appropriate electives include:

  • EDUS340 Multicultural Guidance and Counselling (3 ECTS)
  • KAIA041 Learning and Development (3 ECTS)
  • KAIS051 Professional Identity and Agency (5 ECTS)
  • EDUS420 Educational Innovations and Entrepreneurship (3 ECTS)
  • EDUS310 Educational Research (3 ECTS)
  • EDUS390 Introduction to Guidance and Counselling (5 ECTS)
  • OKLS479 Dialogic Pedagogy (3 ECTS)
  • EDUS380 Teaching on Multilingual and Multicultural Settings (3 ECTS)
  • OKLS474 Issues in Inclusive Education (3 ECTS)
  • OKLS466 Cultural Identity and Internationality (3 ECTS)
10-30 ECTS

Ethnology

  • HELA601 Ethnology and Religion, 5 ECTS
  • HELA701 Ethnology of Development, 5 ECTS
  • HELA801 Body and Gender in Ethnology, 4 ECTS
14 ECTS

Philosophy

The studies comprise of two optional courses (5 ECTS/ course) on the fields,
traditions and/or trends of philosophy (FILS5XX and/or YFIS5XX)*:
for example ontology, epistemology, philosophy of science, ethics,
philosophical anthropology, social and political philosophy,
philosophy of education, aesthetics, analytical philosophy,
phenomenology and critical theory.
Contact staff of the unit of philosophy if needed.

*FILS5XX/YFIS5XX courses are listed on the study programme in Korppi.

10 ECTS

Political Science

  • VALS004 Methods of Political Analysis II (5 ECTS)

Choose one of the following courses:

  • VALS423 Contemporary Debates on World Politics (5 ECTS)
  • VALS430 Classical and Early Modern Political Theory (5 ECTS)
  • VALS440 Modern Theory of Politics (5 ECTS)
10 ECTS

Sociology

  • SOSS235 Advanced Methods in Social Sciences, Book Examination (5 ECTS)
  • Recommended complementary course before SOSS235 if needed:
    • YFIA205 Basics of Research Methodology in Social Sciences (5 ECTS)

Choose one of the following courses:

  • SOSS110 Contemporary Sociology (5 ECTS)
  • SOSS112 Introduction to Classics of Sociology (5 ECTS)

 

10 ECTS

Social and public policy

  • SOSS235 Advanced Methods in Social Sciences, Book Examination (5 ECTS)
  • Recommended complementary course before SOSS235 if needed:
    • YFIA205 Basics of Research Methodology in Social Sciences (5 ECTS)
  • YKPS321 Normative foundations (5 ECTS)
  • YKPS325 Classics and Theory History (5 ECTS)
15 ECTS

See course descriptions here.