The International Development Placement offer you the opportunity to examine the central issues facing developing countries in today’s globalised world and to learn practical skills that will enable you to work in business, social enterprise and NGOs in the future.
The International Development placements not only addresses the theories of development, but actively examines how development works practically in the field in developing and developed countries.
You will be able to analyse in detail how development projects are designed, implemented and managed.
This placement enables the learning of participatory approaches to development that are designed to mobilise people to actively take part in their own development.
It equips the students with the understanding of the role that NGOs can play in promoting social and economic progress.
“My time spent at Nkosi’s Haven was a true learning experience. I worked closely with the director, Gail Johnson who spent time creating tasks and projects for me. I felt this experience was very beneficial to my future, as I would like to work in a charity after university.”
Read the full story here ⇒ Satara, International Development student, Portsmouth University