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The International Year One in International Development with Media - International Development and the Environment programme from INTO University of East Anglia  allows you to start earning academic credits towards your academic programme while advancing your skills in order to satisfy the university requirements.  

Benefits offered by the International Year One include: 

  • Advance your academic and English language skills 

  • Receive support in your first year of studies 

  • Graduate in the same amount of time as local students 

  • Customized curriculum lasting one or more semester, depending on your needs 

  • Classes with small numbers of students encourage more student-teacher interaction 

What to expect from studying this Humanities programme

When studying a Humanities programme, you will choose to specialize in one the subjects focusing on the human condition: Anthropology, Languages, Cultural Studies, Ethics, Philosophy, Literature, History, Liberal Arts, and more.   

Learn about how culture grows and transforms and the major events that shaped our human society. You will develop creative and critical thinking. Become part of the discussion and the force of change that will shape our future and create a medium for discourse, idea exchange and the development of new ideas. By understanding the various aspects that make us human, you learn to bridge the gap and the differences between different cultures, and focus on the things we have in common, instead of our differences. Teaching is an important component of Humanities, as once you will develop your knowledge of human culture you are responsible for sharing this knowledge with others, creating awareness and educating.  

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 9 months
    • Duration description
      • Standard (3 term, 9 month programme)
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Core Modules:

  • English Language and Study Skills for International Development and Media
  • Humanitarian Communication
  • Introduction to Development Studies
  • Introduction to Economics for International Students
  • Politics and International Development for International Students
  • Social Anthropology and International Development for International Students

Specialist Modules:

  • Introduction to Media Studies for International Students
  • Introduction to Natural Resources for International Development for International Students

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

General Requirements

Academic requirements:

  • Satisfactory completion of A-levels to the required standards, or first year of overseas university degree with good grades or equivalent.

English requirements:

  • Three terms: IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in writing and no less than 5.0 in other subskills) or equivalent. 

Age requirements:

  • 17 years and above

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18495 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18495 GBP per year and a duration of 9 months.
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Living costs for Norwich

  • 609 - 1050 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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