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.

We are delighted to be ranked number one in the world for Development Studies for the sixth year running (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022).

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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.

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Development Studies Week 2022

25–29 April 2022

Our international, field-leading academics, alongside our high-flying alumni and current students will provide insight into studying Development at Sussex, and the relevant and valuable careers available to graduates of our courses.

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Could there be a better place to be a student than our beautiful campus? Nestled in the South Downs National Park, we’re just nine minutes from one of the UK’s most iconic cities.

To get a picture of life on our campus and the excitement of being in the city of Brighton, take our virtual tour.

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