Courses Catalogue

Ethics And Development

COURSE CODE: DEV 7203
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Project Planning and Management, Masters
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Humanities and Social Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Postgraduate

Course Content and Outline

Introduction to development ethics     (3 hours)

  • Nature
  • Scope
  • Concept of Ethics
  • Concept of Development

Justification of Development Ethics (6 hours)

Characteristics of Ethical Development

Goals and strategies of ethical development

Culture and development (6 hours)

Definition of culture

Positive and negative elements of culture

Role of culture in development

Corruption (6 hours)

  • Definition
  • Types of corruption
  • Causes and effects of corruption
  • Role in development

Foreign Aid (3 hours)

Definition of foreign Aid

Types of foreign aid

Role of foreign aid in development

Obstacles to development (9 hours)

Poverty

  • Definition of poverty
  • Types of poverty
  • Causes, effects, and solutions of poverty
  • MDGs and SDGs

Religion

  • Definition of religion
  • Types of religions
  • Influence of religion on society

Education and Gender (6 hours)

  • Definition of Education
  • Definition of Gender
  • Role of education in development
  • Gender Awareness
  • Mainstreaming

Modern Technology (6 hours)

  • Role of modern technology in development
  • Pros and Cons of modern technology

MODE OF DELIVERY

  • Lectures
  • Presentation assignments
  • Documentaries

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS AND / OR EQUIPMENT

  • Whiteboard and Markers
  • Flip Charts
  • LCD Projectors
  • CDs, DVDs and Tapes