Master's Degree in Development Studies in Rimouski in Canada

Compare Masters Programs in Development Studies 2018 in Rimouski in Canada

Development Studies

A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

Development studies provide knowledge linking to global development processes and their inter-relationship from a multidisciplinary, social science perspective. Central questions that are addressed include theories of development and underdevelopment, globalisation and the international economic system, foreign assistance, North-South relations and the poverty problem.

Canada is a North American country consisting of ten provinces and three territories. Located in the northern part of the continent, it extends from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean.

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Master Of Regional Development

Université du Québec à Rimouski UQAR
Campus Full time 6 months September 2018 Canada Rimouski Lévis + 1 more

The MA in regional development is focused on the analysis of problems and development challenges of regions and territories. [+]

The MA in regional development is focused on the analysis of problems and development challenges of regions and territories.

This analysis is based in particular on knowledge derived from sociology, political science, geography, economics, management science and history.

By studying the realities of Quebec and Canada, but also elsewhere in the world, the program aims to better understand the group dynamics and the complex process of development in a local and global environment change.

Program Structure

The Master of Regional Development is an interdisciplinary program with a tuition of 24 credits that can address both economic and social, cultural, historical and geographic development. Particular attention is paid to the problems of the peripheral regions, both in industrialized countries and in the Third World.... [-]