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Sustainable Resources: Economics, Policy and Transitions MSc

UCL (University College London)

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    UCL (University College London)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The sustainable extraction, supply, use and disposal/re-use of natural resources is increasingly critical to business, policymakers and civil society around the world. In this degree you will investigate the circular economy, resource efficiency and sustainable resource management. You will be equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to become a leader in this field. The MSc programme's curriculum fully reflects the global and multi-dimensional nature of the subject of resources. As a student you will g–ain in-depth expertise of the environmental, social and economic aspects of the management and governance of resources from both public policy and business perspectives. The programme proposes a combination of innovative approaches to the sustainable management of resources, which includes key concepts such as resource efficiency and the Circular Economy, the resource nexus and sustainable supply chain management.

Careers

This programme equips you for challenging, rewarding and socially beneficial employment in a wide range of sectors including business, national and local government, NGOs and global organisations concerned with economy-resource-environment interactions. The programme includes a careers event with speakers from a variety of organisations where you can discuss opportunities with potential employers.

Employability

On graduation you should possess a sound understanding of the key challenges surrounding sustainable resource use, supply and demand drivers and future strategies for global resource management. You should also be technically competent in a range of economic and social science analytical approaches as well as in modelling techniques including integrated assessments, life cycle analysis, material flows analysis, foresight analysis/scenario analysis, system dynamics, and computable general equilibrium models (CGE).

The sustainable extraction, supply, use and disposal/re-use of natural resources is increasingly critical to business, policymakers and civil society around the world. In this degree you will investigate the circular economy, resource efficiency and sustainable resource management. You will be equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to become a leader in this field. The MSc programme's curriculum fully reflects the global and multi-dimensional nature of the subject of resources. As a student you will g–ain in-depth expertise of the environmental, social and economic aspects of the management and governance of resources from both public policy and business perspectives. The programme proposes a combination of innovative approaches to the sustainable management of resources, which includes key concepts such as resource efficiency and the Circular Economy, the resource nexus and sustainable supply chain management.

Careers

This programme equips you for challenging, rewarding and socially beneficial employment in a wide range of sectors including business, national and local government, NGOs and global organisations concerned with economy-resource-environment interactions. The programme includes a careers event with speakers from a variety of organisations where you can discuss opportunities with potential employers.

Employability

On graduation you should possess a sound understanding of the key challenges surrounding sustainable resource use, supply and demand drivers and future strategies for global resource management. You should also be technically competent in a range of economic and social science analytical approaches as well as in modelling techniques including integrated assessments, life cycle analysis, material flows analysis, foresight analysis/scenario analysis, system dynamics, and computable general equilibrium models (CGE).

Application deadline

30/07/2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 28,500per year

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

University information

UCL (University College London)

  • University League Table

    10th

  • Campus address

    UCL (University College London), Gower Street, London, Camden, WC1E 6BT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    9th out of 78 3

    12th out of 72 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    175 79%

    12th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85 85%

    22nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.79 76%

    69th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    170 81%

    9th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    28th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    36th

    18

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