University of East London

Course Introduction

The programme will: improve your understanding of the world and key debates in development, provide you with the experience and skills development agencies and NGOs need, give you the opportunity to study for a semester abroad, including through our link with the American University in Cairo, be taught by staff who have worked in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East in a wide variety of development contexts, including with NGOs and connect you to a diverse range of development and NGO professionals through our Guest Lecture programme.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £14,040  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees
5 years
Part Time
BA (Hons) £2,250  Module. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • European Baccalaureate 65%
  • International Baccalaureate 25
  • SQA Higher
  • GCE A-level BBC
  • BTEC National Diploma
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Award
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units)
  • BTEC Level 3 National Certificate

Key Course Information

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95% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 90%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 89%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 75%

75% Go on to work and/or study

In work 60
Studying 5
Studying and working 10
Unemployed 15
Unknown 15

21% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 7%

Total Coursework: 93%

£4,095 - £4,349
Typical cost of university accommodation

£3,536 - £4,784
Typical cost of private accommodation