=200 th
World University Rankings 2021
101–200 th
Impact Rankings 2020
16 th
Young University Rankings 2013
Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, United Kingdom

Geography and International Development with a Year Abroad - University of East Anglia

**About This Course** 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, applying what you learn to issues in international development. The course builds your employability through academic rigour and developing technical skills. 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 and have important research groups in areas including Global Environmental Justice, Lifecourse and Migration, and Gender. 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. You'll also spend a year studying at one of our partner universities around the world, giving you a fresh perspective and a broader outlook. **Overview** On this course you'll 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 benefit from complementary options in 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. In the second year you participate in a compulsory field trip module, either in the UK or overseas. In your final year, you’ll 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**

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time with time abroad
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-21
  • Location
    Main Site,NorwichUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £15,600