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International Development with a Foundation Year BA (Hons)

University of East Anglia UEA

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**About This Course**Prepare for a career in international development with a degree that explores the social, political, and economic dimensions of the field.You’ll tackle diverse issues such as poverty, globalisation, gender inequality, conflict and humanitarian interventions. You’ll also have the option of taking modules on environmental change, education and development, geographies of development, and media and development, as well as modules focusing on particular regions of the developing world.You will start your degree with a foundation year to help you develop the skills and knowledge you will need to succeed, exploring global challenges, such as migration, climate change and population growth, and being supported to learn and study effectively. You will have the chance to get a taste of previously unknown areas of study and you’ll be actively encouraged to develop your own scholarly interests, so when you successfully finish your foundation year, you’ll be perfectly placed to progress to Year 1.**Overview**On this course you’ll develop a thorough understanding of contemporary issues in international development. At the same time you’ll have the chance to explore key related academic disciplines such as anthropology, politics, economics and geography.You’ll also have the chance to develop a range of skills that are valued by employers, including research skills, the ability to analyse data, prepare reports, give presentations, and work as part of a team. In Year 3, your dissertation allows you to study a topic of your own choice in depth, under the supervision of a faculty member.You’ll be taught by academic staff whose research is internationally renowned. We’re actively involved in research across the globe, working with many national and international development agencies.Our flexible approach to learning enables you to explore your interests and strengths, graduating with a world-class degree in international development.Although registered on the BA International Development degree, successful completion of the foundation year allows entry to any of the interdisciplinary undergraduate degree pathways in the School of International Development (DEV), including: BA International Development, BA International Development with Anthropology, BA International Development with Economics, BA International Development with Politics, BA Media and International Development, BA Geography and International Development and BSc International Development and the Environment. Students would also have the option to transfer to the BA Geography in the School of Environmental Sciences, if you choose Environmental Sciences as an optional 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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£ 17,100per 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.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    34th out of 78 5

    38th out of 85

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    130 58%

    36th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%

    40th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.22 84%

    11th

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    130 59%

    36th

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  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    48th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    26th

    12

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