This is a 3 year program for most students, including your overseas placement.
Your first year in the University of East Anglia’s International Development and the Environment BSc program will include an introduction to the discipline and the debates and issues which affect it at the moment. You will also select 2 modules form the elective list, to begin specialising your education.
In your second year, you’ll build on your studies of the environment and how to manage its resources. You’ll also study formal research methods and techniques. You will be able to select elective modules from a wide range of topics, further developing your subject matter and/or regional expertise.
For the first part of your third year you will participate in a field-based course in Ireland or Scotland. While you are there you will learn to apply the theoretical knowledge you’ve gained so far.
Next, you’ll complete your dissertation during year 3.
As part of your final year, you’ll spend 3 to 4 months working on a real world development project, as well as completing the Development Work Experience module based on your activities.