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Hosted by SOAS, University of London. SOAS, University of London invites you to a morning of exploring Development Studies at our central London campus. at University of London

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Development Studies Taster Day

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Event Summary:

Hosted by SOAS, University of London. SOAS, University of London invites you to a morning of exploring Development Studies at our central London campus.

Full Event Details:

Development Studies is a dynamic field of study concerned with social and economic change and the major policy challenges they present. While the major focus is on those countries which have remained poor despite the advances made in the industrialised parts of the world, many of the issues raised are essentially global in scope and significance.

SOAS is a remarkable institution. Uniquely combining language scholarship, disciplinary expertise and regional focus, it has the largest concentration in Europe of academic staff concerned with Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

In this half-day taster programme you will consider topics and issues of development in workshops and lectures taken by renowned experts in the field. You will also have opportunities to ask questions and find out more about the study of Development Studies at SOAS.

Duration: Half day (10am - 1pm)

Subject area/s: Development Studies,International Development,International Politics,International Relations

Course Requirements: This taster course is open to year 11, 12 and 13 students as well as anyone considering starting their undergraduate studies in September 2016.

Suitable For:

Individuals (Enquiry not required to be through a school)

Duration:

Half Day

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Minimum number of students:

1

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