International Development with a Language BA

University of Sussex
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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.

Graduate destinations

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.

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