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Our courses

With our BSc International Development course, you'll explore critical contemporary issues: how to create a better life for people, the sustainability of the planet's resources, poverty reduction and food systems, and the challenges of inequality.

Why study with us?

Study in an international environment where you'll be taught by a diverse community. Benefit from the ability to tailor your degree, our strong links with the global development community and modern learning facilities. 

How you'll study

While your studies are theory-based, you'll be encouraged to undertake volunteering, overseas and placement opportunities as part of your degree. You can also attend sessions with guest lecturers from the global development community, and Department seminars given by our research active academics.

Life in the Department

Join a thriving community of students and staff from over 80 countries in our School of Agriculture, Policy and Development. Interact with students from a range of degrees in teaching sessions and our common room.

Meet the team

Our community of staff includes internationally renowned academics, recognised for the excellence of their teaching and research.

Our facilities

Gain hands-on experience using the industry-standard equipment and specialist teaching facilities in the Department of Agri-Food Economics and Marketing.


Our research

Our research is driven by key global challenges and aligns closely with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. We are ranked 11th in the world for Agriculture and Forestry research (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2022).