Norwegian version

Development Studies 1 in Vietnam (in collaboration with Kulturstudier)

Continuing education

The course gives a broad interdisciplinary introduction to issues of development and globalisation as well as an introduction to Vietnamese and regional culture and society.

  • Admission Requirements

    General university and college admissions certification / total qualifications.

  • How to Apply

    Application deadline

    1st. of June 2020

    How to apply

    Apply through the web pages of Kulturstudier (

  • Aims and Contents

    Development Studies provides a broad multidisciplinary introduction to the issues of development and globalisation as well as an introduction to Vietnamese and Southeast Asian culture and society.

    The main topics of the programme are:
    •    Development and development theory
    •    Development in Vietnam and Southeast Asia
    •    Global resource distribution, the environment, and rural-urban dimensions of poverty
    •    Globalisation history and economy
    •    Governance and participation
    •    Gender, culture, and knowledge
    •    Social change, population, and migration
    •    Rural and urban livelihoods, and the diseases of poverty
    •    Local action and international co-operation for poverty reduction
    The course includes ten weeks in Vietnam.


    The course can be included in a bachelor's degree, and there are possibilities for further supplementary studies. The course can also be taken as continuing- and further education. The course corresponds to "Global forståelse 1".
    The course is a joint venture between the Department of International Studies and Interpreting, OsloMet and Kulturstudier (Culture Studies), an independent Oslo-based organisation that offers international academic courses in the fields of culture and human development.

    More about the programme

    Learn more about this programme (

    Read more on the web pages of Kulturstudier (

  • Costs

    Semester fee: 600 NOK

    Programme fee: Please see the web pages of Kulturstudier (

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