International Year One in International Development with Media

Introduction

Overview

Preparing students for direct entry to Year 2 of six different undergraduate degrees in International Development at UEA.

Key information

  • Study alongside first year UEA students for some modules.
  • Develop an understanding of contemporary debates and issues such as poverty, gender inequality and conflict and economic growth.
  • Explore the practical application of media theories, principles and concepts in the context of development.

Fast facts

Class duration

  • English classes per week: 6-8 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 14 hours
  • Average total per week: 20 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 8.30am-6.30pm, excluding bank holidays.

Class Size

Maximum class size for English language teaching 17

Award

Certificate of Higher Education (FHEQ Level 4) from the University of East Anglia.

Teaching

Teaching methods

  • Lectures which are taught alongside current University of East Anglia students.
  • Seminars.
  • Workshops.
  • Group projects and presentations.

Why University of East Anglia?

  • 11th in the world for Development Studies (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019).
  • A choice of multi-disciplinary degrees combining expertise in geography, social anthropology, economics, politics, media and environmental science.
  • Opportunity to enhance studies with a work placement in the UK or overseas.
  • Develop your professional and technical competencies, highly valued by employers, through a diverse range of workshops.

Student success

100% Passed
100% Eligible

Take a look at our student progression results in International Year One in International Development with Media for 2018-19.

Passed: % of those who completed their pathway

Eligible: % eligible to progress to University of East Anglia of those who passed

Start Dates September
Program length 3 Terms

Entry requirements

Age requirement

17

Academic requirements

Satisfactory completion of A-levels to the required standards, or first year of overseas university degree with good grades or equivalent.

English language entry requirements

3 Terms: IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in writing and no less than 5.0 in other subskills) or equivalent.

Dates & fees

September 2022 start
(3 Terms)

Mon 19 September 2022 - Fri 16 December 2022
Mon 9 January 2023 - Fri 24 March 2023
Mon 10 April 2023 - Fri 16 June 2023


Modules

A total of 120 credits must be earnt to successfully complete the pathway programme.

Term 1 modules

Credit value

English Language and Study Skills for International Development and Media

0 Credits

Humanitarian Communication

20 Credits

Introduction to Development Studies

20 Credits

Introduction to Economics for International Students

20 Credits

Politics and International Development for International Students

20 Credits

Social Anthropology and International Development for International Students

20 Credits

Term 1 specialist modules

Credit value

Introduction to Media Studies for International Students

20 Credits

Introduction to Natural Resources for International Development for International Students

20 Credits

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

International Development and the Environment with Overseas Placement-BSc (Hons)

P

N/A

65%

Minimum of 40% in Introduction to Development Studies and Humanitarian Communication modules, 55% in Introduction to Natural Resources for Development, 50% in all other modules. Minimum English 60% in all components.


International Development and the Environment with a Year Abroad-BSc (Hons)

A

N/A

65%

Minimum of 40% in Introduction to Development Studies and Humanitarian Communication modules, 55% in Introduction to Natural Resources for Development, 50% in all other modules. Minimum English 60% in all components.


International Development and the Environment-BSc (Hons)

65%

Minimum of 40% in Introduction to Development Studies and Humanitarian Communication modules, 55% in Introduction to Natural Resources for Development, 50% in all other modules. Minimum English 60% in all components.


International Development with Anthropology with Overseas Placement-BA (Hons)

P

N/A

65%

Minimum of 40% in Introduction to Development Studies and Humanitarian Communication modules, 55% in Social Anthropology and International Development and Introduction to Media Studies, 50% in all other modules. Minimum English 60% in all components.


International Development with Anthropology with a Year Abroad-BA (Hons)

A

N/A

65%

Minimum of 40% in Introduction to Development Studies and Humanitarian Communication modules, 55% in Social Anthropology and International Development and Introduction to Media Studies, 50% in all other modules. Minimum English 60% in all components.


International Development with Anthropology-BA (Hons)

65%

Minimum of 40% in Introduction to Development Studies and Humanitarian Communication modules, 55% in Social Anthropology and International Development and Introduction to Media Studies, 50% in all other modules. Minimum English 60% in all components.


International Development with Economics with Overseas Placement-BA (Hons)

P

N/A

65%

Minimum of 40% in Introduction to Development Studies and Humanitarian Communication modules, 55% in Introduction to Economics and Introduction to Media Studies, 50% in all other modules. Minimum English 60% in all components.


International Development with Economics with a Year Abroad-BA (Hons)

A

N/A

65%

Minimum of 40% in Introduction to Development Studies and Humanitarian Communication modules, 55% in Introduction to Economics and Introduction to Media Studies, 50% in all other modules. Minimum English 60% in all components.


International Development with Economics-BA (Hons)

65%

Minimum of 40% in Introduction to Development Studies and Humanitarian Communication modules, 55% in Introduction to Economics and Introduction to Media Studies, 50% in all other modules. Minimum English 60% in all components.


International Development with Overseas Placement-BA (Hons)

P

N/A

65%

Minimum of 40% in Introduction to Development Studies and Humanitarian Communication modules, 55% in two and 50% in two of the four other modules. Minimum English 60% in all components.


International Development with Politics with Overseas Placement-BA (Hons)

P

N/A

65%

Minimum of 40% in Introduction to Development Studies and Humanitarian Communication modules, 55% in Politics and International Development and Introduction to Media Studies, 50% in all other modules. Minimum English 60% in all components.


International Development with Politics with a Year Abroad-BA (Hons)

A

N/A

65%

Minimum of 40% in Introduction to Development Studies and Humanitarian Communication modules, 55% in Politics and International Development and Introduction to Media Studies, 50% in all other modules. Minimum English 60% in all components.


International Development with Politics-BA (Hons)

65%

Minimum of 40% in Introduction to Development Studies and Humanitarian Communication modules, 55% in Politics and International Development and Introduction to Media Studies, 50% in all other modules. Minimum English 60% in all components.


International Development with a Year Abroad-BA (Hons)

A

N/A

65%

Minimum of 40% in Introduction to Development Studies and Humanitarian Communication modules, 55% in two and 50% in two of the four other modules. Minimum English 60% in all components.


International Development-BA (Hons)

65%

Minimum of 40% in Introduction to Development Studies and Humanitarian Communication modules, 55% in two and 50% in two of the four other modules. Minimum English 60% in all components.


Media and International Development with Overseas Placement-BA (Hons)

P

N/A

65%

Minimum of 40% in Introduction to Development Studies and Humanitarian Communication modules, 55% in Introduction to Media Studies, 50% in all other modules. Minimum English 60% in all components.


Media and International Development with a Year Abroad-BA (Hons)

A

N/A

65%

Minimum of 40% in Introduction to Development Studies and Humanitarian Communication modules, 55% in Introduction to Media Studies, 50% in all other modules. Minimum English 60% in all components.


Media and International Development-BA (Hons)

65%

Minimum of 40% in Introduction to Development Studies and Humanitarian Communication modules, 55% in Introduction to Media Studies, 50% in all other modules. Minimum English 60% in all components.