International Development

BA GEOGRAPHY AND INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT WITH OVERSEAS PLACEMENT

Key details 

BA GEOGRAPHY AND INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT WITH OVERSEAS PLACEMENT

Start Year
2020
Attendance
Full Time
Award
Degree of Bachelor of Arts
UCAS course code
LL7V
Entry Requirements
ABB

Assessment for Year 1

You’ll be assessed through essays, course tests or exams, field project reports and presentations, as well as quantitative-analytical reports and policy briefs.

Throughout your degree you’ll have the chance to get valuable feedback on your work from staff and fellow students. This helps you identify areas for improvement, ensuring you get the most from your work.

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Assessment for Year 2

You’ll be assessed through essays, course tests or exams, field project reports and presentations, as well as quantitative-analytical reports and policy briefs.

Throughout your degree you’ll have the chance to get valuable feedback on your work from staff and fellow students. This helps you identify areas for improvement, ensuring you get the most from your work.

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Assessment for Year 3

You’ll be assessed through essays, course tests or exams, field project reports and presentations, as well as quantitative-analytical reports and policy briefs.

Throughout your degree you’ll have the chance to get valuable feedback on your work from staff and fellow students. This helps you identify areas for improvement, ensuring you get the most from your work.

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Register interest   
Apply   

Assessment for Year 1

You’ll be assessed through essays, course tests or exams, field project reports and presentations, as well as quantitative-analytical reports and policy briefs.

Throughout your degree you’ll have the chance to get valuable feedback on your work from staff and fellow students. This helps you identify areas for improvement, ensuring you get the most from your work.

Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Apply   

Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring, review and update of modules. Where this activity leads to significant (but not minor) changes to programmes and their constituent modules, the University will endeavour to consult with students and others. It is also possible that the University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. In some cases optional modules can have limited places available and so you may be asked to make additional module choices in the event you do not gain a place on your first choice. Where this is the case, the University will inform students.

Assessment for Year 2

You’ll be assessed through essays, course tests or exams, field project reports and presentations, as well as quantitative-analytical reports and policy briefs.

Throughout your degree you’ll have the chance to get valuable feedback on your work from staff and fellow students. This helps you identify areas for improvement, ensuring you get the most from your work.

Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Apply   

Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring, review and update of modules. Where this activity leads to significant (but not minor) changes to programmes and their constituent modules, the University will endeavour to consult with students and others. It is also possible that the University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. In some cases optional modules can have limited places available and so you may be asked to make additional module choices in the event you do not gain a place on your first choice. Where this is the case, the University will inform students.

Assessment for Year 3

You’ll be assessed through essays, course tests or exams, field project reports and presentations, as well as quantitative-analytical reports and policy briefs.

Throughout your degree you’ll have the chance to get valuable feedback on your work from staff and fellow students. This helps you identify areas for improvement, ensuring you get the most from your work.

Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Apply   

Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring, review and update of modules. Where this activity leads to significant (but not minor) changes to programmes and their constituent modules, the University will endeavour to consult with students and others. It is also possible that the University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. In some cases optional modules can have limited places available and so you may be asked to make additional module choices in the event you do not gain a place on your first choice. Where this is the case, the University will inform students.

Entry Requirements

A Levels

ABB or BBB with an A in the Extended Project.

BTEC

DDM. Excludes BTEC Public Services, BTEC Uniformed Services and BTEC Business Administration.

Scottish highers

AAABB

Scottish highers advanced

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.

European Baccalaureate

75%

International Baccalaureate

32 points

GCSE offer

You are required to have Mathematics and English Language at a minimum of Grade C or Grade 4 or above at GCSE.

 

Additional entry requirements

If you do not meet the academic requirements for direct entry, you may be interested in one of our Foundation Year programmes:

BA Geography and International Development with a Foundation Year

BA International Development with a Foundation Year

If you do not meet the academic and or English requirements for direct entry our partner, INTO University of East Anglia offers guaranteed progression on to this undergraduate degree upon successful completion of a preparation programme. Depending on your interests, and your qualifications you can take a variety of routes to this degree:

International Foundation in Business, Economics, Society and Culture (for Year 1 entry to UEA)

International Foundation in Humanities and Law (for Year 1 entry to UEA)

International Foundation in Mathematics and Actuarial Sciences (for Year 1 entry to UEA)

International Foundation in Pharmacy, Health and Life Sciences (for Year 1 entry to UEA)

International Foundation in Physical Sciences and Engineering (for Year 1 entry to UEA)

International Year One in International Development with Media (for Year 2 entry to UEA)

Alternative Qualifications

UEA recognises that some students take a mixture of International Baccalaureate IB or International Baccalaureate Career-related Programme IBCP study rather than the full diploma, taking Higher levels in addition to A levels and/or BTEC qualifications. At UEA we do consider a combination of qualifications for entry, provided a minimum of three qualifications are taken at a higher Level. In addition some degree programmes require specific subjects at a higher level.

Students for whom english is a foreign language

Applications from students whose first language is not English are welcome. We require evidence of proficiency in English (including writing, speaking, listening and reading):

  • IELTS: 6.5 overall (minimum 65.5 in all components)

We also accept a number of other English language tests. Please click here to see our full list.

If you do not yet meet the English language requirements for this course, INTO UEA offer a variety of English language programmes which are designed to help you develop the English skills necessary for successful undergraduate study:

Interviews

Most applicants will not be called for an interview and a decision will be made via UCAS Track. However, for some applicants an interview will be requested. Where an interview is required the Admissions Service will contact you directly to arrange a time.

 

Gap year

We welcome applications from students who have already taken or intend to take a gap year.  We believe that a year between school and university can be of substantial benefit. You are advised to indicate your reason for wishing to defer entry on your UCAS application.

 

Intakes

This course is open to UK, EU and International applicants. The annual intake for this course is in September each year.

 

Course Reference Number: 666529

Fees and Funding

Undergraduate University Fees and Financial Support 

Tuition Fees

Information on tuition fees can be found here:

UK students

EU Students 

Overseas Students

Course related costs

Please see Additional Course Fees for details of additional course-related costs.

Course Reference Number: 666529

How to apply

Applications need to be made via the Universities Colleges and Admissions Services (UCAS), using the UCAS Apply option.

UCAS Apply is a secure online application system that allows you to apply for full-time Undergraduate courses at universities and colleges in the United Kingdom. It is made up of different sections that you need to complete. Your application does not have to be completed all at once. The application allows you to leave a section partially completed so you can return to it later and add to or edit any information you have entered. Once your application is complete, it is sent to UCAS so that they can process it and send it to your chosen universities and colleges.

The Institution code for the University of East Anglia is EANGL E14.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Please complete our Online Enquiry Form to request a prospectus and to be kept up to date with news and events at the University. 

Tel: +44 (0)1603 591515

Email: admissions@uea.ac.uk

Course Reference Number: 666529
Key details
Attendance
Full Time
Award
Degree of Bachelor of Arts
UCAS course code
LL7V
Entry Requirements
ABB
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