Department Strategy
4/22/2012 12:43 PM
Mission
Human Rights and Human Development: This degree program provides a concrete foundation in comprehensive substantive and methodological approaches to the study and practice of human rights and human development. The program encourages the next generation of human rights scholars to engage in human rights issues to impact work currently being done at the local, regional and international levels. Global Challenges and Leadership: is a value-based interdisciplinary program focusing on issues of poverty, human development and environmental challenges in the Middle East and Africa. The overriding goal is to meet the needs for well-qualified professional leadership with a deep understanding of social development, capacity building and entrepreneurship based on the mindset of humanistic values of for social responsibility: respect, compassion and tolerance. Sustainable Development: This program presents some of the most important policy challenges concerning the future of our planet. This program covers a variety of courses involving such issues as population, human rights, agriculture policies, water management to name a few. The goal of the program is to to prepare academics who are exceptionally situated to undertake serious research and policy evaluationsin furthering the goal of sustainable development.
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vision
The vision of the department is to provide specialized programs and develop scientific research in the current programs. The department wants to play an important role at the local, regional and international levels by addressing current issues.
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Objectives
1. To provide graduates with an intensive period of study in which to learn about relevant academic disciplines of the department in a systematic and disciplined manner. Moreover, it will prepare students to pursue a variety of professional careers and for further research such as PhD programmes.
2. To ensure that students have a solid grounding in both the major theoretical aspects within the relevant disciplines of the department as well as the major trends and developments in the academic domains of the departement.
3. To develop students’ research skills to enable them to carry out independent research at postgraduate level.
4. To provide students with a broad range of courses within which they can pursue their interests in the relevant programmes of the faculty.
5. To employ the scientific expertise of Jordan University and to attract national as well as international academic expertise in order to enhance the scholarly conduct of the faculty.
6. The rapid development in knowledge claim is an additional motive to establish a library and data base for the relevant academic disciplines of the faculty.
7. To establish academic and scientific co operation with domestic, regional and international counter parts faculties and centres.
8. To promote the department  and attract national, Arab and international post-graduates students.
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Goals
The Goals of the program is considered to be a response from Jordan University in reaction to the rapid developments in knowledge claim all over the world.

Prince Al Hussein Bin Abdullah II School of International Studies
Department of International Development

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