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Sustainable Development MSc

University of Exeter

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Exeter Penryn Campus, Cornwall

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

  • This interdisciplinary course explores environmental, social and economic sustainability challenges from local to global scales.
  • Enhance your career and employment prospects by studying both the theory of sustainable development and its implementation in a range of contexts.
  • Examine international policies, including the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, and specific policy areas such as climate change, energy, human health, wellbeing and environmental governance.
  • Study at the Penryn Campus in Cornwall: a living laboratory with diverse marine and terrestrial habitats, a wealth of natural resources, and creative and resilient communities.
  • Join our vibrant postgraduate community benefiting from research-inspired teaching and access to outstanding facilities.

Careers
Employment prospects

Our practice-based approach to learning provides plentiful opportunities to make professional contact with potential employers throughout the programme.

The interdisciplinary and applied nature of MSc Sustainable Development equips you with a depth and breadth of knowledge, skills and experiences that make graduates highly employable across a diverse range of careers. The degree offers high-quality social science research training and applied expertise which could lead to careers that focus on:

NGOs and third sector

MSc Sustainable Development graduates are well placed to take up roles in non-governmental and civil society organisations that are working towards environmental and social sustainability around the world. These roles include project development, research, monitoring and evaluation of interventions, community support, and advocacy for policy change.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 21,900per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Exeter

  • University League Table

    13th

  • Campus address

    University of Exeter, Northcote House, The Queen's Drive, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4QJ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    14th out of 71 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    154 77%

    14th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%

    26th

    17
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    50th

    4

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