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Sustainable Development in Practice MSc/PGDip/PGCert

Sustainable Development in Practice MSc/PGDip/PGCert

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Sustainability

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course focus on transforming individual behaviour, business practice and wider society will be absolutely crucial to effect change. Businesses, governments and communities are taking on the practical challenges that come with creating a sustainable future. Innovation is a big part of overcoming these challenges thinking differently, and finding new ways to reconcile the needs of people and businesses with those of our planet. Sustainable development is now a mainstream agenda, with implications for every area of society: Businesses and organisations ensuring sustainability informs every aspect of their operations, from the environmental and social impacts of product design, logistics, manufacturing and waste management, to communicating with shareholders, the workforce and consumers; Governments, policy makers and NGOs to create the frameworks of innovation that will ensure pro-sustainability changes; Individuals making better choices about things like food sourcing and waste, to energy use, transport and buying goods and services. Students can exit with PGCert and PGDip awards.

This course offers the blend of skills, knowledge and thinking to develop your career in a wide range of private and public sector businesses and organisations. You might choose to lead change in multi-national corporations, international organisations, national, regional and local governments, or to plan and implement sustainable development with organisations in specialist sectors, such as business, environmental or project management, or in planning, transport, construction, waste or energy. You could get involved in campaigning, development or aid work, or as an advisor in bodies such as the UN, EU or the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Or you might want to help develop government policy, set up your own consultancy, go on to a PhD, or go into teaching.

Different course options

Full time | Frenchay Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

In this module, you will investigate, tackle and report on a specific issue in current sustainability practice, with supervision from specialist subject tutors.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should have an honours degree of 2.2 or above. Students who do not meet the normal entry requirement, but who do have relevant professional experience or qualifications will also be considered.

University information

UWE Bristol (University of the West of England) is a leading public university based in the centre of Bristol. The university offers a wide range of postgraduate study options, including taught and research courses, and online programmes. Students also have plenty of opportunities to gain work experience as well as connecting with employers. The university's postgraduate courses open up student’s career options and fast track them into new...more