University of Oslo

University of Oslo

Development Geography

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Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Development Geography

Format: Campus

Program Description:

English Language Program
The aims of the programme are to:
  • Provide students with a thorough theoretical understanding of the reasons for and different viewpoints on global inequality and poverty with an emphasis on linkages between local contexts and international forces
  • Strengthen the students' empirical knowledge on selected themes
  • Train the students in field methods such as household surveys, quantitative and qualitative approaches and proper use of statistical sources
  • Give the students an insight into development planning and aid problems, which may be of practical use for them when they return to their home countries.
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