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International Development with Politics with a Year Abroad 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**Levels of development differ between and within countries. On this degree you’ll study the causes of that inequality and explore possible solutions. You’ll also discover how the development process is shaped by key development actors, including governments, international development agencies, NGOs, and social movements.In your fourth year, you’ll have the opportunity to spend two to six months either abroad or in the UK gaining work experience through our Development Work Placement module. For many students, this experience is the highlight of their time at university, and can help you to develop your career. You'll also broaden your insight by spending a year at one of our partner universities abroad, before returning to UEA to complete your studies.**Overview**This innovative degree programme combines the study of politics with interdisciplinary approaches to international development.You’ll study a range of topics including the politics of poverty, inequality, conflict and democracy and how governments, international development agencies, NGOs, and social movements influence political, economic and social change. You also get to choose from a range of options within the School of International Development, and in other departments. In your dissertation you’ll study a topic of your own choice in depth, under the supervision of a faculty member.You’ll also have the chance to develop a range of skills including research skills, data analysis, designing policy interventions and civil society campaigns, delivering presentations, and team work.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 research keeps our lecturers in touch with development issues at grassroots level, ensuring you benefit from the very latest thinking.Our flexible approach to learning enables you to explore your interests and strengths, graduating with a world-class degree in international development.**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.

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

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