University of East Anglia UEA

University of East Anglia UEA

Education and Development

This course explores ways that education can contribute to the development process, both theoretically and empirically, from a number of perspectives, including human rights, social and human development, and human capital; the course enables students to understand current debates and their implications for national and international education strategies; it addresses current challenges of education and development, including linguistic and cultural diversity, the education of nomads and other migratory groups, and responses to conflict, HIV/Aids and child labour; it also examines international and national policies and practices, with the aim of providing students with the capacity to contribute to appropriate policy design for educational development.

Entry requirements

Social Sciences degree, 2.1 or equivalent required. All applicants who are not a British national and/or whose 1st language is not English will need to demonstrate a suitable level of English language proficiency. This is equivalent to an IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all 4 components, although we do accept many other types of qualifications or tests. In accordance with the UK Border Agencies Tier 4 visa guidelines, we will also waive the English language requirement for applicants who meet the defined nationality test or who have completed a degree level course in 1 of the listed countries. For a full list of these, as well as the qualifications / tests that we will consider, please visit our website.

Course modules

Core modules include: Educational policy and practice for development; other optional modules.

Sponsorship information

UEA offers a limited number of scholarships to qualified international students each year; these awards are based on academic merit.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,900 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 12,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 5,900 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 2,950 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of East Anglia Norwich NR4 7TJ East of England

Key information

Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01603 591515