Social Development Policy & Practice - Short Course
The course aim is to enable students to gain practitioner competency in social development and health through a critical evaluation of development theory and current policy and practice.
The content includes:
-concepts of social development -promoting sustainable livelihoods -poverty and vulnerability - concepts and measurement -frameworks for social analysis -application of social analysis to current issues -environmental justice -social development policy and interventions -governance and social development
Credit Rating - 15 SCOTCAT
Participants of the professional development courses will receive a certificate of attendance from the Institute.
However, participants wishing to gain an award may register for a post graduate certificate. The modules are then taken for credit on a part-time basis each year. A PG Cert requires 60 credits and a post graduate diploma requires 120 credits. If you do a dissertation in addition to the short courses, you will gain 180 credits.
If you register for an award, you can have up to 4 years for a PG Cert, 5 years for a PG Dip and 7 years for a MSc to complete in part-time mode.