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Minor

International Development Studies

The minor International Development Studies give students insight into the history of international development, key theories and a wide range of relevant topics including poverty, inequality, politics, conflict and education.

For whom?

The minor is for students with an interest in:

  • international developmental issues
  • poverty and the global challenges of sustainable development
  • a career with an international focus

 

COURSES SEM 1 SEM 2 SEMESTER 1 SEMESTER 2 EC
  • International Development Studies
    1—2
    4—5
    12
  • Restricted-choice electives: IDS Elective:
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    6
  • Environment & International Sustainable Development
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    6
  • Education & Inclusive Development
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    6
  • Restricted-choice electives: Disciplinary Elective:
    1—2
    4—5
    12
  • Geographies of Inequality
    1—2
    12
  • Introduction to Conflict Studies
    1—2
    4—5
    12
  • Political Geography
    4—5
    12
Read more in the Course Catalogue

Related Master's programmes

This minor may serve as a good preparation for academic Bachelor’s students who want to apply for admission to the Master's in International Development Studies or the Research Master's in International Development Studies. Always check the entry requirements of the Master’s programme you are interested in.

Entry requirements

  • Students must have completed their first University  bachelor year
  • Students  who completed the first two years of their higher vocational training (HBO)

Application

  • Students can register for this minor by completing the webform in the Course Catalogue.
  • Students from other universities must first enrol as a minor student of the UvA on http://www.studielink.nl.
Facts & Figures
Credits 30 ECTS, one year
Language of instruction English
Conditions for admission Preliminary training necessary
Starts in September