Global Sustainability Solutions MSc


University of Exeter    Geography

Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year full-time; 2 years part-time.
Environmental Sciences (13) Geography (17)

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Embark on a transformative educational journey with the Global Sustainability Solutions MSc programme at the University of Exeter. This flagship programme offered by the Global Systems Institute equips students with the skills to tackle pressing global challenges through innovative teaching methods and immersive learning experiences. The curriculum focuses on applying academic knowledge to real-world sustainability issues, preparing graduates to become agents of change for a sustainable future. With no specific prerequisites in science, mathematics, or engineering, students from diverse backgrounds can engage in this programme. Unique features include opportunities for work placements or research projects, tutorial support, and a dedicated careers service to enhance employability. Assessment methods go beyond traditional exams, allowing students to showcase their learning through various creative mediums. Join this programme to develop as a critical thinker, global citizen, and leader in sustainability. Apply now to be part of the solution for a flourishing world.

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Overview

  • Apply your learning to real-world challenges and operating in a complex problem space
  • Receive training on systems thinking and the opportunity to practise how your learning is engaged within wider social, economic, and policy debates
  • Residential learning experiences provide an opportunity for immersive learning of fundamental skills and approaches to understanding and solving challenges
  • Opportunities to undertake a work placement or research projects within an organisation as an alternative to a traditional academic dissertation
  • Your learning is informed by the latest research undertaken by world-leading scholars and the Global Systems Institute community

Course content

Our impacts on the Earth system are at such a scale that we have become a geological force. If we are to not just survive but flourish, we urgently need to create robust and practical solutions to a set of interacting global challenges.

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Entry Requirements

All applicants are considered individually on merit although we usually require a 2:1 honours degree.

No specific subjects are required.

The programme has been designed to allow students from a wide range of backgrounds to immerse themselves in a transformative educational experience. No science, mathematics, or engineering prerequisites are required.

Applicants are also required to meet our English language requirements. Please see our website for details.




Fees

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