School of International Development

UEA's School of International Development is committed to tackling global issues of poverty and inequality through our research, teaching and engagement.

We're home to more than 50 staff and 600 students who are driven to make a difference in the world. For nearly 50 years, our school has been at the forefront of research into global issues such as climate change, economic development, environmental justice, and gender inequality.

Impact is high on our agenda. Our researchers work in partnership with international organisations including DFID, the UN, World Bank, World Health Organisation, NGOs, charities and governments, helping to meet the Sustainable Development Goals. 

We share the knowledge we generate with students, who are taught the research, communication and critical thinking skills that will prepare them for a wide range of careers.

 

BA

Geography and International Development

Combine the study of human geography with international development. Learn how to tackle the biggest challenges facing the modern world – poverty and inequality,...

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BA

International Development Management with a Placement Year

Prepare for a career in sustainable international development with a degree that explores the social, political, and economic dimensions of the field.

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MA

Education and Development

Prepare for a career in a range of areas, including educational policy and programming in developing countries, government departments, and national and...

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MA

Media and International Development

Get to grips with a fascinating subject on this innovative programme. You’ll address current theories, practice and research surrounding the relationship between...

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MSc

Climate Change and International Development

If you work in international development and climate change policy and practice, this is the course to further your career. You’ll address multiple dimensions...

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BA

International Development Management

This three year course offers career-focused professional training, delivered by people with first hand development experience, in a department at the cutting...

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PhD

Postgraduate Research in International Development

We are a top tier, research-led university and are committed to making a substantial impact on the global challenges facing society. Our postgraduate...

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BA

International Development

You’ll tackle diverse issues such as poverty, globalisation, gender inequality, conflict and humanitarian interventions. Study optional modules on environmental...

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Research

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19 Mar 2021

World Water Day spotlight on UEA’s water security research centre

From adapting to climate change and tackling water scarcity to the burden of carrying water faced by millions of people, and particularly women, around the world...

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  News
The Earth in space
04 Mar 2021

UEA’s Development Studies makes global top ten

UEA’s Development Studies has been rated as one of the top ten in the world by a global university rankings table released today (Wednesday 3 March).

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01 Mar 2021

World Wildlife Day spotlight on the Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Conservation

From protecting pollinators to studying bird migration, safeguarding Antarctic penguins and writing about jellyfish superpowers – a group of UEA researchers are...

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22 Jan 2021

"Timing wise, this U-turn in US climate policy is excellent"

As President Biden signs the United States back up to the UN Paris Agreement, Heike Schroeder, professor of environmental governance in UEA’s School of...

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Event

Literary journalism in China

  • May 17, 2021 12:00PM
  • Online
  • Seminar
  • Free

Research Seminar with Kang Yan (PGR) hosted by UEA's School of International Development