International Development with a Language BA (Hons)

University of Sussex

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**About the course**Study at the worlds highest ranked University for the study of International Development. You learn from experts who are making a difference across the world, in topics ranging from human rights to the environment.Outside the classroom, there are lots of opportunities to get involved:- joining the Sussex International Development Society- taking part in student-organised seminars and film series- attending expert Sussex Development Lectures- volunteering.Choose one language ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

Politics
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
122nd / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
40th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
18th

Start date and duration

Start date
20-SEP-21
Full Time
3 Years

Development Studies

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 96 = 4% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Development Studies graduate salary at this uni
£19,000
UK Development Studies graduate salary
£20,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, September 2020

Entry requirements
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A level
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Previous study
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The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Development Studies

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Geography
51%
English Literature
25%
History
23%
Sociology
21%
Economics
19%

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Latest International Studies reviews

International Studies
SR
Student Reviewer
23 Feb 17

Economics and International Development BA (Hons)

I've loved it. I couldn't have chosen a better uni in a better city for what I want to do. I intend to stay at Sussex...
SR
Student Reviewer
30 Jan 17

Geography and International Development BA (Hons)

I love it. Course is interesting and well planed. I have fallen in love with Brighton and I love the feel of the campus...

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How International Studies students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 16 reviews

5 star 44%
4 star 38%
3 star 12%
2 star 6%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 1,064 reviews

5 star 27%
4 star 55%
3 star 15%
2 star 3%
1 star 0%
University of Sussex
CompUniGuide ranking
40th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.0)
The University of Sussex is a word-leading leading research (REF 2014) intensive university located near the bustling seaside town of Brighton. There are more than 500 undergraduate and postgraduate courses to choose from at the University of Sussex. They provide a rounded approach to university life and encourage students to explore and develop outside of their studies as well. Students can read about some of the inspiring things that their Sussex students have achieved including campaigning for equality and becoming a world champion powerlifter.

Where you'll study

University of Sussex

Sussex House Undergraduate Admissions Falmer Brighton
Brighton & Hove
BN1 9RH United Kingdom Nearest train station: Moulsecoomb  1.1 miles away

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