Taught course

Environment and Development with Integrated International Fieldwork

Institution
University of Leeds · School of Earth and Environment
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) or above in a natural, environmental, physical, management or social science subject.

If you are a mature applicant without a first degree or with a lower degree classification, you may be considered on the basis of your relevant industry, consultancy or policy experience and your potential for benefiting from the course.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Sustainable economic development and environmental management are two key challenges facing the world today.

You will be provided with high-quality interdisciplinary training to help you understand the many perspectives on these issues. This Masters is led by the Sustainability Research Institute and brings together a wide range of academic expertise from the School of Earth and Environment, the School of Politics and International Studies, and from the practitioner community.

A key part of your learning will be based around an international field course to Tanzania, where you will gain first-hand practical experience and apply classroom-based learning in a developing country context.

Investigate the issues associated with achieving development that is environmentally, socially and economically sustainable and contribute towards achieving solutions in this topical, fast-growing field.

And gain the knowledge, skills and practical experience, employers require to focus on the issues where the need for sustainable economic development and environmental conservation meet.

The course is ideal if you would like to develop or continue a career in environment and/or development practice, policy, training or research, and/or if you are thinking of working in an international capacity. The Masters will prepare you for work in both the public and private sectors, and within local, national and international institutions. Alternatively, you could pursue a research career or go on to a PhD.

You may also be interested in our Environment and Development MSc.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Email
apply-masters@see.leeds.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)113 343 8109