Master; Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (Noragric) This programme is a collaboration between Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) and UMB.
Contents of the programme
The programme is a collaboration between Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) and UMB.
The first year consists of course work covering natural and social issues, research methodology plus elective subjects. Students may do their research in any parts of the world.
Students will write their thesis in the final spring semester at UMB.
The programme has aduration of two years, consisting of a total of 120 credits (ETCS), of which the master thesis constitutes either 30 or 60 credits. The student has 50 or 20 credits for elective courses, respectively.
• International Relations Theory
• Conflict and Development
• Global Political Economy
• Research Methods I
• Research Methods II
Selected Elective Courses:
• Introduction to International Relations
• Intelligence Studies and International Relations
• Current Topics in Security Studies
• State formation: Historical Issues and Contemporary Debates
• International Relations, Politics and Development
• International Environmantal Governance
• Political Economy – Institutions and the Environment
• Development Aid and Politics
• Development Theory and Policy
• Development Classics
• Gender and Development
• Political Ecology
• Advanced Readings in Development Studies
Students will design individual study plans during the first semester. Compulsory courses can be waived for students with a strong background in the subject.
Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (Noragric), Norway