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DEVS 420 Study Placement in Development Studies

DEVS 420  Study Placement in Development Studies  Units: 3.00  

Participation in an organized educational or cultural exchange, either i) one term of studies at a developing-country university, or ii) an exchange program in a developing-country setting with an organization such as Canada World Youth or Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute for at least 6 weeks. Students are required to prepare a work-study proposal, a risk assessment of their placement and attend a pre-departure orientation. Assessment will also be based on a journal and final report.
NOTE Students participating in the study period at the University of Witwatersrand (Wits) in Johannesburg will pay an ancillary fee for programming (e.g. cultural field trips, busing). Students will pay all travel and living costs while studying at Wits. The study period at Wits is mid-July to end of August.

Learning Hours: 124 (40 Group Learning, 84 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above and registration in the (DEVS Major or Medial Plan) and departmental approval in advance from the Placement Coordinator, Global Development Studies. Exclusion DEVS 410.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science