Environmental Sciences and International Development BSc (Hons)

University of East Anglia (UEA)

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**About This Course**Why are the problems of poverty, inequality and access to natural resources so intractable in some parts of the world? How do societies manage the trade-offs between environmental change and their own development needs? What are the root causes of injustice and inequity around the globe and how are they best addressed through good science, policy and action?If these questions inspire you, then read on. This course is ideal for you if you have a science background and want to understand and explore different and better ways of using and sharing our planet’s natural resources.**Overview**Study the science of natural resources in the context of development in poorer societies across the world where resources are used unfairly, unjustly or unsustainably. Combining natural and social sciences, this three-year course is taught across the School of Environmental Sciences and the School of International Development. Your balance between the two subjects will depend on the modules you choose in your second and final years.You will study alongside Environmental Sciences and International Development students, as well as students from Geography and other specialist degrees that share common interests.You’ll also have the opportunity to spend up to one semester overseas on the Development Work Placement module that runs in the autumn semester of your final year.**Disclaimer** Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website: **www.uea.ac.uk**

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or ABC including either Geography, Geology, Mathematics, Economics, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science or Physics. Science A-levels must include a pass in the practical element. Critical Thinking and General Studies are not accepted.

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£9,250 per year

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The University of East Anglia (UEA) is an internationally renowned, campus-based university situated in beautiful parkland on the outskirts of the vibrant city of Norwich. UEA ranks highly in national league tables, consistently in (or just outside) the top 20 UK universities in the Complete University Guide 2016–2020. A pioneering British university, it leads the way in fields as diverse as climate change, health sciences, creative writing and more.


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