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The School of International Development at UEA is a leading global centre of excellence in research and teaching in international development.

We are committed to making a real difference in the world. Our academics regularly advise on policy on major global challenges such as poverty reduction and environmental sustainability.

In the 2015 Guardian University Guide, we were ranked 5th for Geography and Environmental Studies, with 98% of our students being satisfied with their course, and 97% satisfied with the teaching they received. Our students leave with academic expertise, training in practical skills and usually do a work placement as part of their degree.

The results of the Research Excellence Framework (REF2014) rank the School of International Development 4th in the country for overall research, with 74% of our research ranked “World-leading” or “Internationally excellent”. 

Studying with us means joining some of the most satisfied students in the UK. In the 2015 National Student Survey UEA was ranked joint 2nd out of all English mainstream universities, with an overall satisfaction rating of 92 per cent. 

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