Development Studies

Vision & Mission

To become exemplary in educating young professionals with interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary knowledge who are willing to pursue challenging, diverse and rewarding career paths through contemporary cutting-edge research in academic & professional arena.

To promote critical analysis and cross-cultural understanding of the major themes of development through a superior understanding of the complexities of geopolitical, economic, social, ethical and cultural backgrounds regarding development policies and practices in which development takes place in national and international context.

To encourage development of practical professional skills that can be applied to address the critical contemporary development challenges of 21 st century, e.g., ensuring social equity, social justice, poverty alleviation, good governance, human rights and sustainability through compassion, respect, ethical concern, and social responsibility.