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Gain an overview of agriculture, rural livelihoods, rural policy and politics. You’ll strengthen your analytical prowess and graduate with a set of widely transferable skills.Focus on agriculture, rural livelihoods and poverty alleviation, in the increasingly globalised context. Take an interdisciplinary perspective on the global, national and local level processes that shape agriculture and rural development. And integrate your knowledge by using a mix of social sciences, economics and natural
Gain an overview of agriculture, rural livelihoods, rural policy and politics. You’ll strengthen your analytical prowess and graduate with a set of widely transferable skills.
Focus on agriculture, rural livelihoods and poverty alleviation, in the increasingly globalised context. Take an interdisciplinary perspective on the global, national and local level processes that shape agriculture and rural development. And integrate your knowledge by using a mix of social sciences, economics and natural resource studies.
You’ll cover the policies and practices of the major international institutions in rural development – including the World Bank, Food and Agriculture Organisation, United Nations Development Programme and La Via Campesina. You’ll also gain cutting-edge insights on the relationship between agriculture and rural development.
With these topics back at the top of the international development agenda, you’ll graduate ready to take on a fulfilling career or further study in the area.
Gain first-class training in how agriculture can contribute to poverty alleviation and rural development in low-income countries.
This course combines theoretical knowledge with empirical insights and case studies, giving you a well-rounded view of the issues at hand.
You’ll take advantage of the teaching team’s hands-on experience with agriculture and rural development in a large variety of low-income countries – giving you a unique and relevant perspective from the people who’ve been there.
You’ll cover agriculture, rural livelihoods and rural policy and politics, and get to grips with the policies and practices of the major international institutions in rural development. You’ll even cover civil society organisations such as La Via Campesina who fight for workers’ rights and Brazil’s Landless Workers Movement – the mass social movement formed by rural workers who fight for land reform and against injustice and social inequality in rural areas.
Students need to have: 2.1 or equivalent in Social Sciences. Applicants should normally have a good undergraduate degree from a recognised higher education institution. The University will also take into account the employment experience of applicants where relevant.
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The University of East Anglia (UEA) is a research-driven university located in Norwich, with an international reputation for excellence and over 15,000 students comprising a diverse community representing over 80 countries worldwide. Around 25% of students are postgraduates.
The university is part of Norwich Research Park, one of the largest research communities in Europe, conducting pioneering work into some of the most progressive current fields of research including environmental, health and plant science.
The UEA campus has superb academic facilities and a wide selection of food and drinks vendors. The site also contains a book shop, a bank, launderette, post office, GP clinic and even a bike shop, ensuring that students have everything they need within a five-minute walk of their on-site accommodation.