This course introduces students to budgeting and financial management for non-profit organizations. The skills and knowledge learnt are transferrable to the private sector and their personal lives.
The course provides an introduction to citizenship, the responsibilities and duties of a citizen, human rights, and the role of civic education in society. You will learn about different approaches to civic participation and develop your critical thinking. You will also learn to debate important civic issues.
This course will guide you through the steps of
the research process following primary data collection. The first half of the
course will focus on the fundamentals of quantitative and qualitative data
analysis. You will build and use strong tools and procedures to scientifically
analyze your own data.
This course will introduce students to the fundamental principles of academic reading and writing. Students will develop the essential tools to critically engage with existing literature, and summarize, paraphrase and quote the literature to support their argument. Students will also learn the standard structures and formats of academic essays. By the end of the course, students will be equipped with the necessary skills to read and write academic essays.
This course will help students develop effective communication and public speaking skills in order to support the delivery and dissemination of their research findings. Throughout the course, students will examine different communication techniques and approaches. They will learn how to adopt different communication strategies based on the intended communication outcomes and the addressed audience.
This course introduces you to gender issues and
highlights some of the different challenges faced by people because of their
gender. You will gain knowledge to critically assess your communities, culture,
and society in terms of gender, and you will learn about practical methods create
a more just and equal society.
This course introduces global environmental problems and solutions and aims to equip students with ideas for conserving the natural environment. Students will get an overview of pressing environmental concerns and use systems thinking to identify the lasting and numerous social as well as environmental impacts. Students will gain Myanmar-specific knowledge but also learn from case studies from other countries. Students can also undertake a practical, real-life project if the situation allows.
This course introduces you to key aspects of community management, community leadership and collective responsibility. It focuses on soft skills for effective leadership such as cultural competence, team building, and decision-making, and will help to promote intercultural and interfaith tolerance and acceptance. You will also think about challenges you may face in community development, and how you can use leadership skills and work in teams to solve community problems.
This course will give you the opportunity to design and plan the early stages of your research process. You will learn how to build a research project starting from a personal interest and how to formulate a research question. You will also learn how to collect and review relevant literature, and gain the skills needed to develop an appropriate research design, methodology and methods in preparation for your field work.