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A BA (Bachelor of Arts) is an undergraduate degree that prepares students for a career in their chosen field of study. Depending on the school and program, a BA can usually be earned in three to five years.

Development Studies is a vibrant field concerned with processes of change such as social and economic, political and cultural and the major policy challenges that present the efforts to overcome poverty and insecurity. The program provides a stable interdisciplinary social science formation and develops students’ capacities for independent and critical inquiry.

There are more than four thousand higher education organizations in Europe, from leading research institutions to small, teaching-focused universities. Europe itself is not as much different than other continents, reaching from the Arctic Circle to the coast of Africa.

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SOAS University of London

This 3-year degree focuses on the languages and cultures of sub-Saharan Africa. It includes the study of an African language and a wide choice of module units in the rela ... [+]

BA African Studies and ...

Programme Code: (see May Be Combined With)

Duration: 3 years

Alternative entry Requirements

BTEC: DDM Access to HE: Minimum of 30 Level 3 Credits at Distinction Scottish Highers: AAABB Scottish Advanced Highers: AAB Irish LC: 340 points from 5 Higher level subjects at grade C1 or above Advanced Placement: 4 4 5 (Two semesters - UCAS Group A) plus US HSGD with GPA 3.0 Euro Bacc: 80% French Bacc: 14/20 German Abitur: 2.0 Italy DES: 80/100 Austria Mat: 2.0 Polish Mat: Overall 75% including 3 extended level subjects

Minimum Entry Requirements: No preliminary knowledge of the subject or an African language is required.

Interview Policy: Applicants with non-standard qualifications may be invited for the interview.... [-]

United Kingdom London Singapore
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
SOAS University of London

One of the most exciting aspects of the combined degree in Burmese at SOAS is the very rare opportunity to spend a year in Burma/Myanmar. The numbers of students taking u ... [+]

BA Burmese (Myanmar) and...

Duration: Combined Honours - 3 years or 4 years (including a year abroad). Students can also take Burmese throughout their degree and spend their year abroad in Burma by taking the programme BA South East Asian Studies (including a year abroad).

Entry Requirements

BTEC: DDM Access to HE: Minimum of 30 Level 3 Credits at Distinction Scottish Highers: AABBB Scottish Advanced Highers: ABB Irish LC: 320 points from 5 Higher level subjects at grade C1 or above Advanced Placement: 4 4 4 (Two semesters - UCAS Group A) plus US HSGD with GPA 3.0 Euro Bacc: 80% French Bacc: 14/20 German Abitur: 2.0 Italy DES: 80/100 Austria Mat: 2.0 Polish Mat: Overall 75% including 3 extended level subjects ... [-]
United Kingdom London Singapore
September 2019
Full-time
3 - 4 years
Campus
SOAS University of London

Thai may be combined with another Asian language or with a non-language discipline (Development Studies, Economics, Geography, History, History of Art/Archaeology, Law, M ... [+]

BA Thai and...

Programme Code: See 'Maybe Combined With:'

Duration: 3 or 4 years

Entry Requirements

BTEC: DDM Access to HE: Minimum of 30 Level 3 Credits at Distinction Scottish Highers: AABBB Scottish Advanced Highers: ABB Irish LC: 320 points from 5 Higher level subjects at grade C1 or above Advanced Placement: 4 4 4 (Two semesters - UCAS Group A) plus US HSGD with GPA 3.0 Euro Bacc: 80% French Bacc: 14/20 German Abitur: 2.0 Italy DES: 80/100 Austria Mat: 2.0 Polish Mat: Overall 75% including 3 extended level subjects Combinations

May be combined with

Development Studies, TLJ9 BA/DVSSEA Economics, TLJC BA/ECSEA French** Geography*, TLJR BA/GESEA History, VTCJ BA/HSEA History of Art/Archaeology, VTJ3 BA/HAASEAS International Relations, LTG4 BA/IRT Law, TMJC BA/LWSEA Linguistics, TQJD BA/LGSEA Music, WTHH BA/MSSEA Politics, TLH2 BA/POLSEA Social Anthropology, TLHP BA/SASEA Study of Religions, VTPJ BA/SEASR ... [-]
United Kingdom London Singapore
September 2019
Full-time
3 - 4 years
Campus
SOAS University of London

BA South East Asian Studies (Combined Honours) is a three-year programme that strikes an exciting balance between the study of a South East Asian language (Burmese, Indon ... [+]

BA South East Asian Studies and ...

Programme Code: See 'May be Combined with ..'

Duration: 3 years

Entry Requirements

BTEC: DDM Access to HE: Minimum of 30 Level 3 Credits at Distinction Scottish Highers: AABBB Scottish Advanced Highers: ABB Irish LC: 320 points from 5 Higher level subjects at grade C1 or above Advanced Placement: 4 4 4 (Two semesters - UCAS Group A) plus US HSGD with GPA 3.0 Euro Bacc: 80% French Bacc: 14/20 German Abitur: 2.0 Italy DES: 80/100 Austria Mat: 2.0 Polish Mat: Overall 75% including 3 extended level subjects

Minimum Entry Requirements: While a foreign language at A-level will be useful we strongly encourage students with less traditional backgrounds to apply or to discuss their application with the department.... [-]

United Kingdom London Singapore
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
SOAS University of London

This is a three-year programme that combines the study of the basics of one or more modern Middle Eastern languages and their cultural background with another subject. Th ... [+]

BA Middle Eastern Studies and ...

Duration: Three years

Entry Requirements

Development Studies, TL6X BA/MESDVS Economics, TL61 TL61 BA/MESEC Geography*, TL67 History of Art/Archaeology, TV6H BA/MESHAA Law, TM61 BA/MESLW Linguistics, TQ61 BA/MESLG Music, TW6H BA/MESMS Social Anthropology, TL66 BA/MESSA Study of Religions, TV6P BA/MESSR

*taught at King’s College, London

Interview Policy: Candidates with "non-standard" qualifications may be invited for interview

Start of programme: September

Mode of Attendance: Full-time

The BA Middle Eastern Studies and … is a three-year programme that offers students the opportunity to study the history and culture of the Middle East alongside with acquiring competence for one or more Middle Eastern languages. The two-subject degree allows students to combine the study of the region of the Middle East with a specific discipline. All disciplines at SOAS are taught with a regional focus on Asia and Africa, and students will be able to choose modules in their second subject that supplement their 2 interest in the Middle East as a region.... [-]

United Kingdom London Singapore
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
SOAS University of London

Two-subject degrees take three or four years depending on the subject involved. Some two-subject courses in Economics and a language (like Japanese, Chinese or Arabic) ta ... [+]

BA Economics and ... (two subject degree)

Programme Code: See May be Combined With

Duration: 3 or 4 Years

Entry Requirements

BTEC: DDD Access to HE: Minimum of 30 Level 3 Credits at Distinction Scottish Highers: AAAAA Scottish Advanced Highers: AAA Irish LC: 360 points from 5 Higher level subjects at grade C1 or above Advanced Placement: 4 5 5 (Two semesters - UCAS Group A) plus US HSGD with GPA 3.0 Euro Bacc: 85% French Bacc: 15/20 German Abitur: 1.5 Italy DES: 85/100 Austria Mat: 1.5 Polish Mat: Overall 80% including 3 extended level subjects

Minimum Entry Requirements: Plus a minimum of Grade B at GCSE for those without A-level Maths.

Interview Policy: Candidates with ‘non-standard’ qualifications may be invited.... [-]

United Kingdom London Singapore
September 2019
Full-time
3 - 4 weeks
Campus
SOAS University of London

This exciting programme offers a challenging, multi-disciplinary exploration of international development, poverty, and economic and social change in non-western countrie ... [+]

BA Development Studies and...

Programme Code: See May be Combined With

Duration: Combined Honours - 3 years or 4 years when combined with a Language

Entry Requirements

BTEC: DDD Access to HE: Minimum of 30 Level 3 Credits at Distinction Scottish Highers: AAAAA Scottish Advanced Highers: AAA Irish LC: 360 points from 5 Higher level subjects at grade C1 or above Advanced Placement: 4 5 5 (Two semesters - UCAS Group A) plus US HSGD with GPA 3.0 Euro Bacc: 85% French Bacc: 15/20 German Abitur: 1.5 Italy DES: 85/100 Austria Mat: 1.5 Polish Mat: Overall 80% including 3 extended level subjects

Minimum Entry Requirements: Applicants with non-standard qualifications may be invited for the interview.... [-]

United Kingdom London Singapore
September 2019
Full-time
3 - 4 years
Campus
SOAS University of London

This exciting programme offers a challenging, multi-disciplinary exploration of international development, poverty, and economic and social change in non-western countrie ... [+]

BA Development Studies

Programme Code: L905 BA/DevS

Duration: 3 Years

Entry Requirements

BTEC: DDD Access to HE: Minimum of 30 Level 3 Credits at Distinction Scottish Highers: AAAAA Scottish Advanced Highers: AAA Irish LC: 360 points from 5 Higher level subjects at grade C1 or above Advanced Placement: 4 5 5 (Two semesters - UCAS Group A) plus US HSGD with GPA 3.0 Euro Bacc: 85% French Bacc: 15/20 German Abitur: 1.5 Italy DES: 85/100 Austria Mat: 1.5 Polish Mat: Overall 80% including 3 extended level subjects

Minimum Entry Requirements: Applicants with non-standard qualifications may be invited for interview

Mode of Attendance: Have you got a passion for addressing the major issues and challenges facing today’s global community? The BA Development Studies programme draws upon the significant expertise of our academic staff. This exciting programme examines key topics in international development while analyzing the roles and impact of a wide variety of regional and international actors. By the time you graduate, you will have cultivated a deep knowledge of the causes of - and responses to - poverty, marginalization and vulnerability in developing countries and the process of dramatic social, economic and political change.... [-]

United Kingdom London Singapore
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
University of Westminster

Development Studies focuses on international development and the challenges associated with a political and economic change in the international system. The course consid ... [+]

Course summary

Development Studies focuses on international development and the challenges associated with a political and economic change in the international system. The course considers the relationships between the global North and South, examining how colonialism and capitalism have shaped our contemporary world. You will explore global poverty and inequality and the impact of globalisation on different parts of the world, including Africa, Asia, the Middle East, China, India, Central Asia and Latin America.

The course provides a theoretical framework for understanding the international distribution of power at the global, regional and national levels, and we aim to enthuse and inspire you by building close links to government bodies and the policy world. A degree in Development Studies and International Relations will prepare you for professional life in a range of sectors, including the Civil Service, media, public policy, NGOs, teaching and further research.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus