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International Development with Politics with Overseas Placement, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #192 (WUR) Norwich, United Kingdom
On this International Development with Politics with Overseas Placement degree from the University of East Anglia you’ll study the causes of 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. 

Overview

This innovative International Development with Politics with Overseas Placement degree from the University of East Anglia 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.

Career destinations related to your degree include:

  • International organisations,
  • Governments
  • Non-governmental organisations
  • Activism and campaigning
  • Masters and PhD programs
  • Private Sector

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Evidence in International Development and Geography
  • Introduction to Development Studies
  • Introduction to Politics of Development
  • Politics and International Development
  • Politics, Development and Society

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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General Requirements

  • A Level ABB or BBB with an A in the Extended Project
  • International Baccalaureate 32 points
  • Scottish Highers AAABB
  • Scottish Advanced Highers BCC
  • Irish Leaving Certificate 3 subjects at H2, 3 subjects at H3
  • Access Course Pass the Access to HE Diploma with Distinction in 30 credits at level 3 and Merit in 15 credits at Level 3
  • BTEC DDM. Excludes BTEC Public Services, BTEC Uniformed Services and BTEC Business Administration.
  • European Baccalaureate 75%

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    15600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15600 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Norwich

  • 609 - 1050 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

 

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