University of East Anglia

16 th
Young University Rankings 2013
=188 th
World University Rankings 2018
Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, United Kingdom

International Development with Politics with a Year Abroad

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, democracy and democratisation, the causes and consequences of conflict, relationships between state and society, and the practices of a range of actors including governments, international development agencies, NGOs, and social movements. 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 that are valued by employers, including research skills, data analysis, preparing reports, giving 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 commitments keep our lecturers in touch with teaching and development issues at grassroots level and ensures 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. **Course Structure** **Year 1** In your first year you’ll establish a grounding in key themes in politics and international development. You’ll take three core modules exploring major theories in the politics of development, development studies, and the use of evidence in development. In addition to these core modules, you’ll select two further modules from a selection offered by the School. These cover topics such as social anthropology and international development, humanitarian communication, economics of development, natural resources and development, and human geography **Year 2** In your second year, you’ll learn about the research methods used in the politics of development. At the same time you’ll begin to critically analyse development practice. You’ll take two core modules Research Methods in the Politics of Development, and Politics, Development, Society In addition you’ll select four further modules from a diverse range of optional courses, covering topics such as gender and development, the politics of migration, natural resources, and communication for development. **Year 3** You’ll spend your third studying abroad at one of our partner universities before returning to UEA for your final year. **Year 4** In your fourth and final year you’ll study the core module Politics, Policy, Practice. In addition you’ll select three further modules from a range of optional modules covering topics such as wars and humanitarian crises, and distributive justice. You’ll also write your dissertation on an international development topic of your choosing. **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 (Hons)/BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time with time abroad
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Norwich
  • 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 £15,300
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (Hons)/BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time with time abroad
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-23
  • Location
    Main Site,Norwich
  • 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 £15,300