Discover our undergraduate courses, Masters and PhD degrees in Development.

Our research has real-world impact. Our experts are making a difference across the world in areas ranging from human rights to the environment.

You’ll join a thriving community at Sussex. There are lots of ways to get involved – you can expand your knowledge through the Sussex International Development Society, student-organised seminars and film series, the Sussex Development Lectures and volunteering.

  • 1stin the world for Development Studies (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021)

  • Top 50in the world for impact, assessed against the UN's Sustainable Development Goals
    (Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2021)

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Meet Rebecca

Rebecca Melody Lin decided during her A-levels that International Development encapsulated everything she was interested in. Since joining the International Development BA at Sussex, Rebecca has been pleased to find that Sussex is very action based and plans to study abroad year at one of Sussex's international partner universities in Taiwan.

Read Rebecca’s story

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