The School of International Development (DEV) at the University of East Anglia is a leading global centre of excellence in research and teaching in international development. Read more about the school.
With around 40 academic staff the School is committed to making a difference, contributing to knowledge and providing policy advice and guidance on major global challenges such as poverty reduction and environmental sustainability.
The School's research performance was judged to be internationally excellent and among the top three development studies departments in the country, according to the last UK government research assessment exercise. The School was ranked 6th in the country in the 2012 National Student Survey for overall satisfaction, in the subject category of Human and Social Geography. UEA also came 3rd in the 2013 Guardian University Guide league table for Geography and Environmental Studies.Our students leave with academic expertise, training in practical skills and usually do a work placement as part of their degree.