Also available in degree stream MH101 INT - International Development: International Development plus one other subject in your degree.
The study of international development will help you to understand development activism and how development can be planned, organised and managed. As part of an Arts degree, this subject is taken with two other subjects in your first year. You continue to study two of your first year subjects in your second and third years. It may also be possible to specialize in one subject after first year. You may have the option to spend an additional year studying abroad.
Foreign language options with this course
There are options to study a language as part of this course. The following option(s) may be selected:
This course prepares you for working in the Career Sectors below. Follow the links to get a fuller understanding of the sectors you are preparing for.
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PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.
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|Note: Information for 2019 Entry|
|Old Code||New Code||Award Title|
|EMMWD||Multimedia and Web Development|
|BACXX||Administration - Construction|
|EFTVP||Film & TV Production|
|CNSSX||Networks and Software Systems|
|5M0536||Computer Systems and Networks|
|5M1761||Intellectual Disability Practice|
|5M18519||Film and Television Production|
|DCHSC||5M2009||Early Childhood Care and Education|
|ELESX||5M2073||Language and European Studies|
|ECHSX||5M2154||Cultural and Heritage Studies|
|EASSX||5M2181||Applied Social Studies|
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The Student - Career Interests
This course is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests. If these interests do not describe you, this course may prepare you for work you may not find satisfying.
The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with sophiscticated technology. These types prefer mentally stimulating environments and often pay close attention to developments in their chosen field.
Graduates of International Development possess knowledge and skills attractive to employers in the public, private and voluntary sectors. You will have developed knowledge of international policy trends, development education, facilitation, project planning and management as well as leadership and working with groups, and so a variety of roles in the development sector can open up.
Graduates may also find employment in the development education sector, and with international aid agencies and civil society organisations, especially those focused in the countries of the Global South.