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Geography and International Development (with a Placement Year) BA

University of East Anglia UEA

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts - BA

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Overview**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. You’ll 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. We have important research groups in areas such as Global Environmental Justice, Lifecourse and Migration, and Gender. We collaborate with the School of Environmental Sciences, which houses the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research and a research group on Science, Society and Sustainability. **About This Course**On this course you'll study specialised human and social geography modules such as Geographies of Development, People and Place and Urban Geographies. You can select modules dedicated to the development of regions of the world such as Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and Latin America. You also have the opportunity to choose from a range of related disciplines including anthropology, politics, economics, environmental studies and media. Fieldwork and field courses are a vital part of the degree. Along with field-work elements in several of the taught modules, you'll benefit from a weekend residential trip in the first year. In the second year you will take a compulsory field trip module, either in the UK or overseas. In your third year, you’ll 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

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,900per year

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University of East Anglia UEA

  • University League Table

    22nd

  • Campus address

    University of East Anglia UEA, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, England

UEA is a highly-respected university. Its beautiful campus is surrounded by English countryside and provides a safe and friendly place to live and study.
Join a welcoming and diverse community of international students. Students get all the support they need, before and after they apply.
Located in beautiful parkland, UEA is also just a short bus ride away from the centre of Norwich, a buzzing yet historic city.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    28th out of 80 6

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    38th out of 86

    38th out of 105

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    129 58%

    36th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78 78%

    36th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    15th

    4
  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    125 63%

    32nd

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    42nd

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    41st

    3
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    / Max 217
    121 58%

    38th

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  • Graduate prospects

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    70 70%

    26th

    22
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    4.02 80%

    31st

    5
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    119 62%

    41st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.60 72%

    102nd

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