University of Sussex


We offer world-class master’s degrees and PhD programmes, as well as tailored and supportive professional development learning opportunities.

First in the world for development studies

IDS is ranked first in the world for development studies, in partnership with the University of Sussex. Students and faculty are united by their commitment to tackling some of the world's most pressing issues such as climate change, disease and conflict.

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Life at IDS

IDS is very different from a traditional university. Unlike in many universities, you’re surrounded by researchers in action, all working for equitable and sustainable change.

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What’s happening in September 2020?

We remain as committed as ever to transform the knowledge, action and leadership to responding to global disruption and shocks such as the Covid-19 crisis. Although the current situation in the UK is subject to change, we are currently expecting to welcome students to the Sussex campus and Brighton accommodation in September. Please be assured that our first priority is to make sure that our campus is a safe place to live and study.

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