The MA Gender Analysis of International Development degree incorporates a number of topics including concepts used in gender analysis of development, social justice, gender and power, poverty and inequality, and gendered approaches to social and human development such as capabilities, social exclusion and human rights, violence, religion and identities. This Masters has been taught in the School since 1990, springing from a need for people with an advanced social science expertise in gender analysis to contribute to development policy formulation, practical development activities and development education and research.
This Master's course requires students to undertake compulsory and optional modules, an examination and to produce a dissertation. Optional seminars, workshops and sessions are offered throughout the programme for teaching and strengthening student essay and dissertation writing skills. The School of International Development addresses contemporary challenges via multi/interdisciplinary approaches, where research is organised into a series of Research Groups.
The School of International Development at the University of East Anglia is a globally renowned department for teaching, research and consultancy on international development. Research in the School addresses challenges in developing and transition economies via disciplinary and multi/interdisciplinary approaches. Excellent staff:student ratios and teaching methods mean this School offers small class sizes and a friendly learning environment.
Graduates have been successful in entering employment including working for organisations such as the World Bank, the United Nations, DfID, JICA, Christian Aid, and Save the Children. UEA offer a series of regular seminars on 'Working in Development', with guest speakers from development agencies and there is also specific support for international students in their transition to studying in the UK.