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Diploma in Moral Economy & Sustainable Development

Diploma in Moral Economy & Sustainable Development

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

8 months

Start date

JAN

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Graduate Diploma

Subject areas

Sustainability Economics Ethics

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

The core taught modules provide an in-depth analysis of the core issues and debates surrounding sustainable development in the contemporary global and professional contexts. The optional (elective) modules enable students to develop in-depth knowledge and understanding of moral, economic, environmental and social issues. The role of public and private institutions engaged in sustainable development are also appreciated in responding to the challenges and policy implications of the Sustainable Development Goals in the context of different communities.

Elective modules will be offered on student preference and viability of group size. This will be made clear to applicants on the programme. The dissertation provides an opportunity for an in-depth exploration of a specific issue related to sustainable development agenda.

Aims

The proposed programme aims to explore critically, a range of perspectives and debates surrounding sustainable development in the contemporary global and professional contexts. It will provide students with a critical understanding of sustainable development theory and practice, and the skills required to contribute to, as well as, to critically analyse and evaluate sustainable development research, policy and practice in a range of contexts.

The programme employs a multi-disciplinary approach aiming to provide students with the necessary knowledge, tools and skills to pursue successful research or professional careers in areas of sustainable development.

The programme explores the interaction of Islam and sustainable development and aims to provide a high-quality masters level study that:

  • Systematically and critically explores concepts, debates and approaches surrounding sustainable development in the contemporary global and professional contexts.
  • Develops a critical understanding of the implications of concepts, values and principles for sustainable development policy and practice.
  • Develops knowledge and understanding to critically evaluate the key concepts, theories, frameworks and strategies used in sustainable development targeting different communities.
  • Engages students in a range of contemporary sustainable development issues relevant to their particular interests, strengths, academic, professional and/or developmental needs.
  • Facilitates self-direction and originality to act autonomously in designing, planning, implementing and critically analysing and evaluating at master’s level in specialist areas.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£4,850

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£4,850

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

An honours degree from a UK university, or equivalent In addition, professional experience will be also recognised for enrolment in the course.