Study at the world’s 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
Choose one language from Arabic, British Sign Language, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese or Spanish.
Recent International Development graduates have started jobs as or in:
advocacy and communications assistant, War Child UK
research officer, Francis Crick Institute
programme monitoring, UNHCR Earthquake Response Programme, Nepal.
(Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Survey 2016 and International Development careers database)
Your future career
You gain transferable skills in problem-solving and independent learning. Employers will value your extra language abilities, improved communication and cultural understanding.
You can use your degree in International Development with a Language for careers in:
environment and international development
the charity, voluntary, social and welfare sectors
the Civil Service, politics and social research.
We support and stay in touch with our graduates – you can attend specialist careers events and receive careers advice from Sussex, even after when you have completed your studies.