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Birkbeck, University of London

Geography and International Development

UCAS Code: LL78

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


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112

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About this course


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Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2019

Other options

4.0 years | Part-time | 2019

If you are interested in the impact of globalisation on international development and how development and globalisation impact on the environment, then this is the degree for you. It will give you a broad understanding of challenging issues ranging across social and cultural geography, environment and development studies.

The programme is ideal if you want a flexible evening course that allows you to explore and deepen your personal or professional interest in development and globalisation, without putting your life on hold.

You will choose from a wide range of modules that respond to the demands of today's workplace and are linked to the research interests of our staff. You also complete a piece of research or a literature review in an area of special interest to you. This programme gives you the opportunity to study with internationally recognised experts who are defining the field with their groundbreaking research.

You will also benefit from our mix of classroom and field-based teaching allowing you to build social and professional networks, and to develop important skills in data collection and analysis. You will develop the social and technical skills you need for both academic research and the modern workplace.

This programme is also available for part-time evening study over four years.

**HIGHLIGHTS**
- We offer multiple approaches to the study of societies and cultures, human geography, and sustainability, poverty and development, as well as community and citizenship, at local, regional and global levels.

- One of the unique strengths of our Department of Geography is the breadth of research interests of our staff. Subsequently, we offer a very wide range of courses that reflect the disciplinary breadth of development and globalisation, while also allowing you to engage with other disciplines, such as anthropology and sociology.

- You will be surrounded by committed fellow students from all cultures, backgrounds and career stages who are eager to share their experience and expertise with their peers.

- We have strong links with the London International Development Centre, which can enhance your employability.

- Ours is a vibrant research culture, powered by a shared passion for learning and intellectual engagement among our academics and students. We have a strong commitment to social justice, which informs and shapes much of our cutting-edge research.

Modules

For information about course structure and the modules you will be studying, please visit Birkbeck’s online prospectus.

Assessment methods

Coursework and examinations. The final-year independent literature review or research project is assessed purely by project work.

Tuition fees

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England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£13,675
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

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Course location:

Birkbeck, University of London

Department:

Geography

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