This course offers an insight into current transnational concerns and the complex structures and dynamics that involve developing countries in a globalised world. Read more at the University of Portsmouth website. WHY STUDY THIS COURSE? You will have access to the country's only professionally endorsed IDS unit, 'International Community Development', and will be able to take up a number of placements across the developing world. You will study across multiple disciplines, including economics, human geography, politics and international relations. MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE You will be taught by research-active specialists in international development, and can attend further sessions with invited speakers and practitioners in the sector. Your training will map closely to the highest professional standards, thanks to our working closely with the England Standards Board for Community Development. You may also follow international development studies as a pathway through our international relations programme, leading to the exit award BA (Hons) International Relations with International Development Studies. WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR? This course is for students interested in understanding, and working in, developing countries and associated organisations. SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE GAINED Our International Community Development unit offers work placements across the developing world; Portsmouth is the only university to offer this endorsed module. You will develop transferable skills in analysis, criticism and argument, communication and problem-solving. You may also undertake a sandwich year or a work placement as part of your course. AFTER THE COURSE You will be prepared for careers across the globe. Our graduates have gone into sectors including politics, social research and work with international agencies. You will also be well placed for postgraduate study.