Programmes in the spotlight
Ranked 1st in the world for Development Studies in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018.
Develop the analytical and practical skills required to address some of today’s most pressing global challenges including inequality, sustainability and security. Based at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), you’ll learn how to approach development problems with creativity, confidence and the ability to work collaboratively. You’ll develop an understanding of the main debates in development, and engage in informed and critical ways with professionals from diverse backgrounds.
- Anthropology of Development and Social Transformation MA
Sussex is an internationally recognised centre for teaching and research in international development in the UK. Sussex Anthropology pioneered the anthropological critique of development. We examine the impact of economic and social change on local practices, meanings and identities. This MA has a strong focus on issues of anthropological engagement, development policy and activism. It’s for you if you have experience, or are considering a career, in the development field.
- American Studies(with a study abroad year) BA
1st in the UK for American Studies (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018).
Learn from leading experts in American Studies, and explore the literature, culture and history of a global powerhouse. With your year abroad, you not only study America, but you experience it too. Build your confidence and expand your intellectual horizons with this once-in-a-lifetime journey. We’re proud to have more prestigious American partner institutions – including UC Berkeley and Georgetown – than any other programme in England.
- Drama, Theatre and Performance BA
Through a distinctive combination of practice and theory, this degree allows you to examine theatre’s historical, political and cultural contexts. You’ll discover how theatre has impacted on society and encourages new modes of thinking. Alongside this, you’ll develop skills in theatre-making and performance analysis. You have the opportunity to use our versatile facilities, including the state-of-the-art Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts on campus.
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