15 Credits SPRING

Aims/Description: This unit provides students with the opportunity to explore and research development issues in the field and to enhance their understanding of the impact of development initiatives with reference to a particular developing country. The module will provide students with hands-on experience of fieldwork; with exposure to development practice; and with exposure to the human and physical context experienced by the majority of the population in countries of the global South. The module contributes to students' transferable skills through teamwork, research design and implementation and through presentation skills.

Staff Contact: Dr Gabriel Silvestre
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Fieldwork, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Urban Studies and Planning):

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK