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¿Qué aprenderé?

Overview

Our Environment, Politics and Development MSc provides an advanced theoretical understanding of the relationship between development problems and environmental issues. You will explore these relationships from the perspectives of political ecology, development geography and environmental governance. To illustrate these relationships, we use relevant case studies drawn from across the globe.

Course detail

The Environment, Politics and Development MSc offers a demanding and stimulating programme of study, with an emphasis on developing knowledge and critical understanding. This is complemented with the development of a broad suite of intellectual and practical skills such as: Assessing the relative merits of contrasting theories, explanations and policies; Conceptualising problems and identifying possible methods for their solution; Critically evaluating evidence Critically analysing qualitative and quantitative data; Planning, designing and executing an individual piece of research, including the production of a thesis/report; Undertaking effective fieldwork as part of dissertation, if suitable Employing a variety of social survey and interpretative methods for analysing information from the human world.

Teaching and assessment

We will use a delivery method that will ensure students have a rich, exciting experience from the start. Face-to-face teaching will be complemented and supported with innovative technology so that students also experience elements of digital learning and assessment. We will teach you through a combination of lectures and seminars, typically have 20 hours per module. We also expect you to undertake 130 hours of independent study for each module. Your performance will be assessed through a combination of coursework and written/practical examinations. Forms of assessment may typically include essays and other written assignments, oral presentations, lab work and occasionally by examination, depending on the modules selected. All students also undertake a research-based dissertation of 12,000 words.

Career prospects

On completion of the Environment, Politics and Development MSc programme you will have attained a range of knowledge and skills appropriate to careers in research, management and consultancy in organisations engaged in the environment and development field in developing countries, as well as generic skills opening the way to more general employment opportunities for M-level graduates. Many of our graduates have gone on to undertake further graduate study and work as research assistants for international development agencies. There are also good career opportunities with government agencies, international and national non-governmental organisations and academic research institutes.

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

Political Economy

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (1 )

Costos de estudio
£24.660,00 (US$ 30.813) por año
Esta es una tarifa fija
Aplicaciones hasta

29 July 2022

Fecha de inicio

26 Septiembre 2022

Lugar

Strand Campus

Strand,

Westminster,

London,

WC2R 2LS, England

a tiempo completo (1 )

Costos de estudio
£24.660,00 (US$ 30.813) por año
Esta es una tarifa fija
Aplicaciones hasta

29 July 2022

Fecha de inicio

26 Septiembre 2022

Lugar

Waterloo Campus

Stamford Street,

Southwark,

London,

SE1 8WA, England

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

Students who have completed a Bachelor degree from a recognised institution in the United States of America will be considered. Grades may vary depending upon the course chosen.

Para estudiantes internacionales

Candidates who do not achieve a 2:1 but have professional or voluntary experience will also be considered. In order to meet the academic entry requirements for this programme you should have a minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree with a final mark of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme. If you are still studying you should be achieving an average of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme. 7.0 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in each skill. TOEFL iBT Institution code: 0394 OR TOEFL iBT Home Edition:100 overall with a minimum of 25 in writing and 23 in each of the other skills.

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.

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