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Geography and International Development, B.A.

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  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #192 (WUR) Norwich, United Kingdom
The Geography and International Development programme offered by University of East Anglia emphasises academic rigour and technical skills, whilst building your employability. You’ll gain practical skills training, field experience, and IT skills including in Geographical Information Systems (GIS). 
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Overview

On this Geography and International Development programme offered by University of East Anglia you will study specialised human and social geography modules such as Geographies of Development, People and Place and Urban Geographies. At the same time, you can select modules dedicated to the development of regions of the world such as Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and Latin America, and a range of complementary options from related disciplines including anthropology, politics, economics, environmental studies and media.

Fieldwork and field courses are a vital part of the degree. In addition to field-work elements in a number of the taught modules we have a weekend residential trip in the first year and a compulsory field trip module in the second year, either the UK or overseas.

In your third year, you’ll have the opportunity to gain hands on experience through your dissertation research and/or Development Work Placement module.

Career destinations related to your degree include:

  • Government/planning
  • Business
  • Charitable sector
  • Environmental management
  • Teaching
  • Postgraduate studies

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 Human Geography
  • Humanitarian Communication
  •  Introduction to Economics of Development
  •  Introduction to Natural Resources and Development: Principles and Concepts

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • 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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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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