By the end of the microcredential, you’ll be able to...
- Apply tools, methods and frameworks for investigation and analysis aimed at informing development policy and practice
- Construct and communicate arguments using clear conceptual frameworks, integrating quantitative and qualitative evidence
- Use sound methodological principles and practices to investigate a development management problem
- Critically analyse the contexts, processes and outcomes of development interventions, and the relationships by means of which interventions are undertaken
- Gather and make effective use of data of various sorts, from diverse sources, and from different media
You’ll have access to our online welcome area where you’ll be able to start conversations with your fellow learners and read any announcements or information relating to your microcredential.
From 15 Mar 2021
Global Development in Practice: Designing an Intervention
This course will provide you with the skills, tools and methodologies to plan a development intervention.
13 hours per week
Once you’ve successfully completed the microcredential, you’ll receive your academic credits from The Open University. You’ll have ongoing, unlimited access to the course materials.
15 UK credits at Postgraduate level from The Open University
Credits are awarded on passing the final assessment. The assessment focuses on the project cycle as the dominant mode of ‘doing development’, linked to a case study, and subjected to a critique. You will develop your own case study and provide a critique of the project cycle process.
Find out how credits work and where you can use them in our FAQs.
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- LocationMilton Keynes, UK
- World rankingTop 510Source: Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020