Taught course

Sustainable Development Advocacy (Professional Practice)

University of Worcester · Institute of Science and the Environment

Entry requirements

We believe that the challenge of sustainable development demands interdisciplinary solutions. We welcome applications from people who have a first Degree in the arts, sciences, humanities, social sciences or vocational subjects. If you have equivalent work experience we would be happy to discuss your eligibility with you. All applicants should be able to demonstrate a personal commitment to working towards a more sustainable world.

Months of entry


Course content

This course has been specifically designed for students looking to forge a career in the sustainability sector, whether starting from scratch or accelerating/re-directing an existing professional path.

Delivered by experienced sustainability professionals, the Master's Degree in Sustainable Development Advocacy is a unique programme that trains graduates to influence organisations to work towards more sustainable practices by facilitating a fundamental shift in understanding and values. Whilst students enter the course from all disciplines and stages in their career, they graduate as critical thinkers, change-makers and future leaders, and can demonstrate this with a portfolio of placement project work.

The course attracts high calibre individuals with a desire to influence, innovate and succeed; our graduates are policy-makers, business leaders, entrepreneurs and grass-roots pioneers.

Delivered in partnership by the University of Worcester and independent sustainable development charity the Bulmer Foundation, the Master's Degree in Sustainable Development Advocacy has been nominated for the Green Gown award and described as one of the most innovative Masters Degrees available in the UK.

Information for international students

This is a full time course.

Fees and funding

UK students
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International students
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Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months
full time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment30
Professional practice30
Dissertation40 (10000 words)

Course contact details

Christianne Wakeham
01432 378409 / 07770 644270