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.

 

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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MRes

Social Science Research Methods

Give yourself the edge by studying at an internationally renowned centre for impactful research. Whether you’re a recent graduate with an interest in research,...

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MA

Media and International Development

Explore the complex relationship between the worlds of media, communication and international development on this fascinating degree. You’ll examine how media...

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MA

International Development

Do you have an interest in designing and implementing development projects and programmes? How about researching development effectiveness? Or would you like to...

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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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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

Our International Development degree covers a diverse variety of global issues, such as poverty, globalisation, gender inequality, conflict and humanitarian...

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BA

Geography and International Development

On this degree, you’ll apply the study of human geography to the issues and challenges of international development. Gaining academic, technical and practical...

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BA

International Development Management

Acquire the skills and knowledge you need to build a successful career in development. You’ll learn about the challenges of development and how to tackle them,...

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Research

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02 Sep 2021

Indigenous and local communities key to successful nature conservation

Indigenous Peoples and local communities provide the best long-term outcomes for conservation, according to new research from UEA's School of International...

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11 Jun 2021

India’s national government has inappropriately prioritised people for Covid-19 vaccination

India’s national government has inappropriately prioritised people for covid-19 vaccination, argue doctors and researchers in The British Medical Journal today.

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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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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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