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Geography and International Development with Overseas Placement BA (Hons)

University of East Anglia UEA

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**About This Course**Combine the study of human geography with international development to 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. 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 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 three to four 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**

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 15,900per year

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University of East Anglia UEA

  • University League Table

    25th

  • 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.

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    4.22 84%

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