PhD Program in Development Studies in Canada

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Development Studies

A PhD or Doctor of Philosophy is a postgraduate academic degree awarded by universities. Once one attains a PhD he or she may often be referred to as a doctor.

Development studies often aim to prepare students to perform a deep investigation of the developing world. To this end, an academic program in this discipline might engage with any number of issues facing developing economies and societies.

Canada is a North American country consisting of ten provinces and three territories. Located in the northern part of the continent, it extends from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean.

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PhD In Regional Development

Université du Québec à Rimouski UQAR
Campus Full time 6 months September 2018 Canada Rimouski Lévis + 1 more

The doctorate in regional development is to train scientists and analysts able to meet the needs of people and regional organizations in planning, evaluation and analysis of regional development. [+]

The doctorate in regional development is to train scientists and analysts able to meet the needs of people and regional organizations in planning, evaluation and analysis of regional development.

Offered jointly with the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi (UQAC), this program focuses on interdisciplinary and is defined on the following areas:

dynamic socio-historical structuring and de-structuring of the regional space; regionalisms and social movements; process of development of resources and the environment.

Program Structure

This program involves a thesis of 63 credits to deepen a subject area of ​​study Regional Development. Particular attention is paid to the problems of the peripheral regions, both in industrialized countries and in the Third World.... [-]