Modules in Development Studies

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No Module Code Module Title Credits Hours
1 FSS 101 Ethics, Rwandan Culture and Civic Education 12 120
2 FSS 102 Introduction to Sociology and Psychology 12 120
    Unit 1: Introduction to sociology 6 60
    Unit 2: Introduction to Psychology 6 60
3 FSS 103 Introduction to Law 12 120
    Unit 1: Introduction to Public Law 6 60
    Unit 2:  Introduction  to Private Law 6 60
4 FSS 104 Introduction to development studies 12 120
    Unit1: Development principles and concepts 6 60
    Unit 2: Introduction to Sociology of Development 6 60
5 FSS 105 Communication Skills 1 12 120
Unit 1: English 6 60
Unit 2: Introduction to ICT 6 60
6 FSS 106 Introduction to International Relations 12 120
7 FSS 107 Descriptive and Inferential  Statistics 12 120
    Unit 1: Descriptive Statistics 6 60
    Unit 2: Inferential  Statistics 6 60
8 FSS 108

Research skills

12 120

Unit 1: Introduction to Scientific Research

7 70

Unit 2: Historical Critics

5 50
9 FSS 109 Principles of Economics 12 120
Unit1 : Principles of Economics 8 80
Unit 2 : Rwandan Economy 4 40
10 FSS 110 Contemporary History and Anthropology 12 120
Unit1: History of  Africa 4 40
Unit 2 : History of Rwanda 4 40
Unit 3: Social and cultural Anthropology 4 40
Total     1200 1200

No Module Code Module Title Credits Hours
1 DVS 201

 

Population and development 12 120
Unit 1 : Population policy and development 6 6
Unit2 : Basic Demography 6 6
2 DVS  202

 

General  skills I 12 120
Unit1 : English Skills 6 6
Unit 2: Computer Skills 6 6
3 DVS 203 Rural and Urban Development 12 120
Unit 1 : Rural and  Urban Development 6 6
Unit 2 : Rural economy 6 6
4 DVS 204 Land and environment Management 12 120
Unit 1: Land Management 6 60
Unit 2: Environment Management 6 60
5 DVS 205

 

 Civil and Social Law 12 120
Unit 1 : Civil, Land and Succession Law 6 6
Unit 2 :Social Law 6 6
 

6

DVS 206 Social Policy and Social development 12 120
Unit 1 : Social Policy and Social security management 7 70
Unit 2 : Strategies of development 5 50
7 DVS 207

 

 Advanced Sociology 12 120
Unit1 : Major Sociologic Theories 6 6
Unit 2 : Epistemology   and Sociology of Knowledge 6 6
8 DVS 208 Gender and Development Theories 12 120
Unit 1 : Gender and development 6 6
Unit 2 : Development Theory I 6 6
9 DVS 209 Health issues and Medical Anthropology 12 120
Unit 1 : Sociology of health and social protection 6 6
Unit 2 : Medical Anthropology 6 6
10 DVS 2010 Contemporary social problems and Challenges on development of Rwanda 12 120
Unit 1: Contemporary social problems 6 60
Unit 2: Challenges on development of Rwanda 6 60
Total     120 1200

No Module Code Module Title Credits Hours
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1

DVS 301 Social Psychology and Sociometrics 12 120
Unit 1 : Social psychology in development practice 6 60
Unit 2 : Sociometrics 6 60
 

2

DVS 302 Community development and Participative Methods 12 120
Unit 1 : Community  development 6 60
Unit 2 : Participative Methods 6 60
 

3

DVS 303 General  Skills 2 12 120
Unit1 : English skills 6 60
Unit 2 : Computer skills 6 60
 

4

DVS 304 4. Qualitative and Quantitative methods of social research 12 120
Unit 1 : Research Methods in Social sciences 6 60
Unit 2 : Data Analysis  6 60
 

5

DVS 305 Religion and Ethics in Development 12 120
Unit 1 : Ethical issues in Development 6 60
Unit 2 : Sociology of religion 6 60
 

 

6

DVS 306 Human rights and Development 12 120
Unit 1 : Human rights and Development 6 60
Unit 2 : Sustainable Development 6 60
 

7

DVS 307 Economy, Society and Development 12 120
Unit 1 : Economic  Sociology 6 60
Unit 2 : Economics of Development 6 60
 

8

DVS 308  Political   Sociology, Decentralization and Local Development 12 120
Unit 1: Political sociology 6 60
Unit 2: Decentralization, Local and Regional development 6 60
 

9

DVS 309  Social change and development 12 120
Unit 1 : Social Change and development 6 60
Unit 2: Development theory II 6 60
10 DVS 310 Conflict Management and Sociology of genocide 12 120
Unit 1 : Conflict Management 6 60
Unit 2 : Sociology of genocide          6 60
  TOTAL   120 1200

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