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Development Studies

Bachelor's programme in Development Studies (BIDS) 180 credits. Autumn term.
A collaboration between several different departments.
Language of studies: English

The Bachelor’s Programme in Development Studies is an interdisciplinary programme with a focus on economic, social and political processes and their linkages to development cooperation.

Concrete skills needed to work in development-related fields.

You are given the knowledge needed to critically examine and understand the preconditions for, and process of, development. The programme offers you both the background knowledge and the concrete skills needed to work in development-related fields.

You will also gain a critical social science approach that prepares you for postgraduate studies and will assist you in various professions within government agencies, private firms and NGOs.

Four disciplines

The programme draws on, and combines, the scientific traditions from four different disciplines within the social sciences:

  • sociology
  • political science
  • economic geography
  • economic history

This offers you a multi-disciplinary perspective on development studies, and provides opportunity to deepen the knowledge in any of the aforementioned subjects.

Read more details about the programme at The Department of Human Geography and the Human Ecology Division.

 

Courses given at the Department of Sociology

Year 1

Semester 1

  • Development Policy in Practice 15 credits (UTVC12). The course is offered as a the second compulsory course within the BSc programme in Development Studies and as single-subject course in the subject area development studies. Course syllabus

Year 2

Courses that can be studied at the Department of Sociology:

The following courses have been developed to to be of particular interest for students on the Bachelors of Development Studies programme, but are open to all students at Lunds university and international exchange students who meet the entry requirements. Click on the course below to see the entry requirements and course description.

 

Programme structure

For an complete programme structure please visit the Department of Human Geography and the Human Ecology Division at keg.lu.se/en

 

 

 

 

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Contact (subject: Sociology)

Study Advisor
Christian Landgren
studievagledare [at] soc.lu.se

Please visit keg.lu.se for information on other subjects or general information about the BIDS programme.

Department of Sociology
Lund University
Visiting address: Paradisgatan 5, House G, Lund
Postal address: Box 114 , SE-221 00 LUND, SWEDEN
Telephone: +46 46-222 00 00 (växel) +46 46-222 88 44, +46 46-222 88 13 (sociology and social anthropology) +46 46-222 87 38 (education)

Faculty of Social Sciences