Best wishes. Working with our Partner, Temple University, we have been summarising a range of academic institutions' programmes on communication and media (for) development, social and behavioural change. As someone connected with an academic institutions these are shared for both your information and your review. If you have any questions or comments please do click "Please review ..." below or just reply by email.
The focus below is on the University of the West Indies' Masters in Communication for Social and Behaviour Change. Previously we shared information Ahmadu Bello University in Nigeria's Masters Degreee in Development Communication
We would very much welcome your critique of these courses. Please so share comments, questions, observations and ideas.
Some key elements:
- Participants are prepared to conceptualise, design, manage and evaluate evidence-based strategic programmes for social and behaviour change
- A part-time programme running over two calendar years
- Curriculum includes: Behaviour Change and Communication Theories, Research Methods in Communication for Social and Behaviour Change, Academic Reading and Writing in the Study and Analysis of Communication, Social Change and Development Communication, Disasters, Media and Communication, Intervention Design, Caribbean Media and Communication and Society with a Final Research Paper
- The core teaching materials include work by Friedman, Melkote, Castelloe et al, White and Freire
Very much hope that this is helpful and interesting. We will share more courses over the coming weeks.
Please do submit review comments and questions on the very interesting work at the University of the West Indies.