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Leadership for Sustainable Development MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Sustainability Leadership

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This innovative conversion Masters programme is open to applicants from all disciplinary backgrounds and promotes leadership and embraces action-based, experiential learning, facilitated through a series of lectures, work placements and group projects. The programme fosters critical thinking and promotes the use of initiative for problem solving and decision-making in sustainable development. This programme aim to help students become sustainable development 'champions' who can identify and address problems of sustainability in innovative ways and further mainstream sustainable development across all sectors and at all levels.

Graduates occupy important positions both locally and globally within the following voluntary, governance, business and finance sectors: climate change and health; culture and media; eco-tourism; food, farming and horticulture; natural and built environment; planning and renewable energy; regional and local government within the EU and internationally; retail companies; rural and urban regeneration; sustainable transport; waste and recycling. Queen's postgraduates reap exceptional benefits. Unique initiatives, such as Degree Plus and Researcher Plus bolster our commitment to employability, while innovative leadership and executive programmes alongside sterling integration with business experts helps our students gain key leadership positions both nationally and internationally.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

This course requires a small group of students to engage over the year in a project of their choice to promote sustainable development through 'experiential learning'.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£5,900

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£16,400

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have a 2.2 Honours degree or above or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. Applicants who do not meet the above academic requirements will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Submission of a portfolio and/or interview may be required.

Department profile

The Faculty of Medicine, Health & Life Sciences at Queen’s University has a reputation for excellence in education and research - a reputation which is reflected in our position in the Top 200 Universities in the World (QS World Rankings 2019). Through our research, we strive to address some of the world’s greatest challenges in health, food and the environment. To meet these challenges, our academic staff undertake world-leading research...more