Taught course

Leadership for Sustainable Development

Institution
Queen's University Belfast · School of Biological Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Full details can be found on the Queen's University website at http://www.qub.ac.uk/home/StudyatQueens/Coursefinder

MSc

Months of entry

September

Course content

Programme Content

Students complete three taught modules in Semester 1:

Foundations for Sustainable Development 1
Foundations for Sustainable Development 2
Leadership for Sustainable Development

During Semesters 2 and 3, students complete a series of three eight-week placements in partnership with a range of organisations where managing sustainability is key. During the placement, each student conducts an individual research project.

Placement modules are:

Placement 1: Sustainable Development in NGOs
Placement 2: Sustainable Development in Governance
Placement 3: Sustainable Development in Business/Finance

The final module, Effective Leadership: Group Project, is also completed during Semesters 2 and 3.

Students work in small groups in order to identify, plan and execute a significant project which promotes sustainable development.

Information for international students

Full details can be found on the Queen's University website at http://www.qub.ac.uk/home/StudyatQueens/Coursefinder

Fees and funding

Applicants should refer to the relevant School's website for information. Details may be found at http://www.qub.ac.uk/SchoolsDepartments

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Jude Stephens
Email
j.stephens@qub.ac.uk