The MDIS program covers both social and economic development issues in Cambodia and internationally which focuses on practices of local and international agencies.
This program allows students to gain better understanding of problems in a broader perspective and their possible solutions. It is designed for those who:
would like to learn more about issues and problems of social, economic and political development in Cambodia and throughout the world. It will help students to gain the experience in development management, and use that experience in a theoretical and comparative context. It helps to prepare for employment in improving Cambodia and other nations through NGOs, donor agencies or voluntary organizations. It will help enhance their skills and knowledge in specialist functional areas such as institution, social and economic development and also gain an appreciation of the role of research in proposing, managing and evaluating projects; and want to develop their specific people management skills such as group work, negotiation, cross cultural management and political skills.
The program emphasizes an appreciation of the importance of social difference and inequality, including gender relations, age, ethnicity and class, for an understanding of development policy and practice.
Student needs to complete 54 credits to be considered for the award of the degree. This can be obtained on two tracks:
The GPA requirement in all courses must be met in both tracks.
This program is made available on weekends and weekdays.
Saturday: 2:00-5:00 p.m.; and 5:15-8:15 p.m.
Sunday: 8:00-11:00 a.m.; and 12:00-3:00 p.m.
Monday to Friday: 5:30-8:30 p.m.
|Course Code||Course Description / Title||Number of Credits||Total Number of Credits|
|GDI 102*||Research Methods||3|
|GDI 103*||Fundamentals of Development Management||3|
|GDI 104||Interrnational Relations||3|
|GDI 205||Development Economics||3|
|GDI 206||Regional and Rural Development**||3|
|GDI 207*||Cross-Cultural Management||3|
|GDI 208*||International Institutional Development||3|
|GDI 209||Policy Development**||3|
|GDI 401*||International Human Resource Management||3|
|Elective / Cognate Courses||12|
|GDI 311||NGO Management||3|
|GDI 312||Donor Funding and Proposal Writing**||3|
|GDI 101*||International Organizational Behavior||3|
|GDI 301*||Project Management**||3|
|Options for Thesis or Non Thesis Tract||12|
|Option 1: For Thesis Tract|
|GDI 415A||Thesis Writing||12|
|Option 2: For Non Thesis Tract|
|GDI 415B||Development Management Research Project||3|
|GDI 417*||Management Ethics||3|
|GDI 418||Community Development||3|