Bachelor of Development Studies Programme Structure

 

Semester I

                Semester II

First Year  

  1.  SDS111–Introduction to Development Studies
  2. SSF111 –Fundaments of Social Science I
  3. SSE121 –Introduction to Microeconomics
  4. BCS151 –Communication and Study Skills
  5. BMG101 –Ethics and Sustainable Behavior in Society 


  1. SDS112 –Political Economy of Development
  2. SSF112 – Fundamentals of Social Science 2
  3. SSE122 –Introduction to Macro–Economics
  4. ICT132 –Introduction to Computer Software Packages
  5. BEN142 –Introduction to Entrepreneurship 
Second Year
  1. SDS211 –Comparative Studies on Development
  2. SDS221 –Social and Cultural Anthropology
  3. SSS221 –Individual and Social Environment
  4. SSS211 –Theories and Practices of Development
  5. SSS241 –Qualitative Social Research Methods 

 

  1. SDS212 - Community and Sustainable Development
  2. SDS232 - Climate Variability, Environment & Development
  3. SDS222 – Leadership and Development
  4. SDS212– Poverty; and Growth Strategies
  5. SDS242 – Quantitative Social Research Methods 

 

Third Year
  1. SDS311 –Governance and Development
  2. SDS321 –Economic Policy & Planning
  3. SDS331 –Agrarian Studies & Food Security
  4. SDS341 –Globalisation & Development
  5. SSS351 –Gender and Development 

  

  1. SSW322 – Human Service Management
  2. SDS322 –Development Finance & Management
  3. SDS332–Participatory Methods of Development
  4. SDS342 –Population & Spatial Planning
  5. SDS352 –International Migration & Employment 
Fourth Year
  1. SDS411 – Research Methods in Development Studies
  2. SDS421 – Policy Analysis & Design
  3. SEC361– Development Economics
  4. SDS431 – Project Management & Implementation

Electives-Choose one from:

  1. SSS471 – Human Development
  2. SDS351 – Human Rights & Humanitarianism 

 

  1. SDS412 –Research Project
  2. SDS422 – Monitoring & Evaluation
  3. SDS432 – Public Sector Organisations & Reforms
  4. SDS422 – Development Communication

Electives-Choose one from:

  1. DES412 – Disaster Risk Reduction and Management
  2. SDS432 – Science, Technology and Development