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WorldDevelopment at Harwich and Dovercourt High School

Course description


In year 12 we study 2 key themes:

Development, resources and global citizenship

 What are our basic human needs?

 How can we manage them and protect the planet?

 How can we help other countries to manage their needs?

Poverty and inequality

 What is poverty?

 Who is in poverty and how does it change their lives?

 Can we break out of the poverty cycle?

A2 Units

In year 13 we study 2 more units:

Core unit:

Perspectives of development.

 How has the concept of development changed through time?

 How is development understood from economic, political, social and environmental perspectives?

 How can development be sustainable?

Then your choice of one more unit from:

Economic Development issues

Political Development issues

Social Development issues

Entry requirements

Students must have grades B and C in two Humanities subjects (English, History, Geography or RE).

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Harwich and Dovercourt High School directly.

Last updated date: 02 July 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years