Sussex ranked first in the world for Development Studies 2018-19

The University of Sussex is number one in the world for development studies for the third consecutive year in the QS World University Rankings by Subject

QS Number 1

The rankings once again put Sussex top, above Harvard and Oxford. Sussex has now been number one for development studies for four out of the past five years. 

The ranking reflects the quality, impact and range of international development research and courses offered across the Sussex campus – in the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), and the University’s School of Global Studies, Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and Centre for International Education (CIE).

Head of the School of Global Studies, Elizabeth Harrison, said: “It’s fantastic that the excellent work in development studies carried out at Sussex and IDS has once again been recognised. Our concern for global inequalities and social justice is reflected in our wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses and in our world-class and engaged research.”

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New Dhaba display: Ethnographic fieldwork in Brighton

Ethnographic fieldwork in Brighton

From its origin as a discipline and mode of enquiry, anthropology has distinguished itself for its long-term fieldwork, and commitment to visiting and revisiting a community/fieldsite to produce ethnographic knowledge.

At the School of Global Studies, the Department of Anthropology trains and encourages undergraduate and postgraduate students to embark on anthropological field research. This photo-exhibition contains the year-long work of two students, Yuvinka and Amber, who took the module Anthropology Thesis (year 3); and the shorter project of Madeleine and Ciara for the module Ethnographic Field Research (year 2).

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Global Horizons

Global Horizons

 

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