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Environmental Sciences and International Development, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #314 (QS) ,
The Environmental Sciences and International Development programme offered by University of East Anglia is ideal for you if you have a science background and want to understand and explore different and better ways of using and sharing our planet’s natural resources.

About

Study the science of natural resources in the context of  development in poorer societies across the world where resources are used unfairly, unjustly or unsustainably. Combining natural and social sciences, this Environmental Sciences and International Development programme offered by University of East Anglia is taught across the School of Environmental Sciences and the School of International Development. Your balance between the two subjects will depend on the modules you choose in your second and final years.

You will study alongside Environmental Sciences and International Development students, as well as students from Geography and other specialist degrees that share common interests.   

You’ll also have the opportunity to spend up to one semester overseas on the Development Work Placement module that runs in the autumn semester of your final year. 

Examples of careers that you could enter include;

  • Education
  • Professional, scientific or technical work
  • Public administration and support services
  • Health and social work
  • Information and communication

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Introduction To Development Studies
  •  Introduction To Natural Resources And Development: Principles And Concepts
  •  Research And Field Skills
  •  Sustainability, Society And Biodiversity
  •  Understanding The Dynamic Planet

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • A Level BBB or ABC including one from Geography, Geology, Maths, Economics, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science or Physics or BBC including one from Geography, Geology, Maths, Economics, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science or Physics with an A in the Extended Project
  • International Baccalaureate 31 points including HL5 in either Geography, Maths, Economics, Biology, Chemistry or Physics
  • Scottish Highers AABBB including one from Geography, Geology, Maths, Economics, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science or Physics
  • Scottish Advanced Highers CCC including one from Geography, Geology, Maths, Economics, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science or Physics

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    19800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19800 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Norwich

  • 609 - 1050 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

 

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