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International Development and the Environment BSc (Hons)

University of East Anglia UEA

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Overview**On this degree you will learn how to work and make a difference on issues linking the environment and society at local and global scales. You’ll explore challenges such as environmental change, sustainable natural resource management, risk and response to environmental disasters, and unequal rights and access to the planet’s resources. You will learn how theory, policy, power and action can help improve equity and reconcile the tensions between environmental conservation and human development. You will gain a comprehensive understanding of topics such as climate change, food and water security, forests, and marine and biodiversity conservation. At the same time you’ll develop a comprehensive understanding of the links between the environment, questions of policy, people’s livelihoods and poverty reduction. You’ll be on one of very few courses in the UK that integrates social and natural sciences, whilst taking a broad interdisciplinary approach to the study of development issues. You’ll graduate well prepared to work in one of the many development fields linked to the environment, sustainable natural resource management and rural livelihood improvement. **About This Course**On this course you’ll study the key themes in environmental and natural resource management. How do we understand and measure environmental change? What do we mean by good environmental governance? How do we achieve both sustainable development and sustainable environmental management? How can our understanding of these areas influence environment and development policy, human rights and other elements that collectively determine the wellbeing of individuals and communities? Your studies will concentrate on natural resources and environmental issues in development, such as climate change, water security, environmental hazards, food security, coastal ecosystem management and forest conservation, biological diversity and sustainability. You’ll explore links between the environment, questions of policy, and people’s livelihoods and poverty reduction. You’ll learn about the current distribution of access to resources, services, opportunities, human rights and other elements that determine the wellbeing of individuals and communities. You’ll be taught by academic staff whose research is internationally renowned. We’re actively involved in research across the globe, working on most of the topics we teach with local counterparts and many national and international development agencies. **Disclaimer**Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website: **www.uea.ac.uk**

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 17,100per 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

    29th out of 80 5

    28th out of 71 5

    36th out of 86 2

    38th out of 105

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    129 58%

    36th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    36th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    15th

    4
  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    125 63%

    32nd

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68.0 68%

    42nd

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    41st

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    121 58%

    38th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    26th

    22
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    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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