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Geography and International Development with Overseas Placement BA (Hons)

University of East Anglia (UEA)

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  • UCAS Course Code

    LL7V

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    21st

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  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    21-SEP-20

Course Summary

**About This Course**Combine the study of human geography with international development. Learn how to tackle the biggest challenges facing the modern world – poverty and inequality, food security, climate change, conflict, global governance, sustainability and migration.Study geography in depth and apply your knowledge and analysis to issues in international development. The course emphasises academic rigour and technical skills, whilst building your employability. You’ll gain practical skills training, field experience, and IT skills including in Geographical Information Systems (GIS).Our School of International Development is internationally renowned for its research. We’re home to the Water Security Research Centre and have important research groups in the areas of Global Environmental Justice, Lifecourse and Migration, and Gender, among others. We work closely with the School of Environmental Sciences, which houses the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research and a research group on Science, Society and Sustainability.In your third year, you’ll spend two to six months gaining work experience abroad. For many students, this experience is the highlight of their time at university.**Overview**On this course you study specialised human and social geography modules such as Geographies of Development, People and Place and Urban Geographies. At the same time, you select modules dedicated to the development of regions of the world such as Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and Latin America. You also choose complementary options from related disciplines including anthropology, politics, economics, environmental studies and media.Fieldwork and field courses are a vital part of the degree. In addition to field-work elements in several taught modules, we have a weekend residential trip in the first year. There is also a compulsory field trip module in the second year, either in the UK or overseas.In your third year, you have the opportunity to gain hands on experience through your dissertation research and/or Development Work Placement module.**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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  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Access to HE Diploma

Grades / Points

ABB

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

21st

About this University

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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