Taught course

Infrastructure and Sustainable Development

Institution
Oxford Brookes University · School of the Built Environment
Qualifications
PGDipPGCertMSc

Entry requirements

The course is open to applicants who hold a 2.1 undergraduate honours degree (or international equivalent).

We will actively consider applications from candidates with lower degrees, who can effectively portray suitable credentials, and usually have an appropriate professional background.

English language requirements

If your first language is not English you will require a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 overall with 6.0 in all components.

OR

An equivalent English language qualification acceptable to the University.

Application process

There is no formal application deadline. We advise applying in good advance to secure places.

Applicants should factor in any time needed to meet offer conditions, arrange accommodation, and obtain a UK Tier 4 visa (if applicable). Distance learning study can sometimes close sooner than on-campus study, as it requires additional Faculty preparation.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Our MSc Infrastructure and Sustainable Development offers a new approach to studying infrastructure planning and delivery. It is designed to make the step change needed to meet the sustainability challenges of the 21st century.

The course is ideal if you have or are seeking a career in the field of infrastructure planning and international development in:

  • government
  • the private sector
  • NGOs
  • multilateral and bilateral development agencies.

By engaging with new and innovative thinking on infrastructure, you'll learn to respond to the imperatives of rapidly growing cities. And in doing so achieve poverty alleviation, ecological sustainability and local economic growth.

Our core teaching offers a unique mix of theoretical perspectives and practical skills covering:

  • governance
  • human development
  • ecological sustainability
  • finance
  • programme/project planning.

You'll be prepared to engage with more holistic approaches to decision making and problem solving. So you can deliver infrastructure that provides for both inclusive and sustainable development.

Information for international students

Pathways courses for international and EU students

We offer a range of courses to help you meet the entry requirements for your postgraduate course and also familiarise you with university life in the UK.

Take a Pre-Master's course to develop your subject knowledge, study skills and academic language level in preparation for your master's course.

If you need to improve your English language, we offer pre-sessional English language courses to help you meet the English language requirements of your chosen master’s course.

Fees and funding

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGDip
    full time
    12 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    12-60 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    full time
    12 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    12-60 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    12-60 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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Enquiries
Email
query@brookes.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1865 484848