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MSc Environment and International Development

University of East Anglia School of International Development

Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

About the course


Interest in the global environment and development has never been so intense. Environmental issues and problems have long been on local and national agendas, but increasingly over the last thirty years, on international agendas too.  

All environmental issues derive from natural processes, but at the same time are social and political – and it is this unique interdisciplinary approach which drives this MSc. 

You’ll study the interaction between environment and development through analysing policy processes at local, national and international levels. You’ll look at policy makers, politicians, business administrators, and rural and urban resource users.  

And you’ll focus on the political ecology

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Entry Requirements

Degree Subject: Social Science. Degree Classification: 2.1 or equivalent. For more information see our website.

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Student Profile(s)

John Murphy

"I am very happy to say that after a year I have been offered a new position within the local authority, the London Borough of Barnet, working within the Overview and Scrutiny Office. Since completing the MSc in Environment and International Development I[...] have been continuing study on a part time basis at Warwick Business School on a postgraduate course on local government management. Long term I am hoping to explore the possibility of undertaking a PhD in the area of governance perhaps focusing on the role and influence of stakeholders, particularly NGOs and other non-government actors such as think tanks." - MSc Environment and International Development


“I recommend this Masters at UEA. It is taught by individuals who believe strongly in an interdisciplinary approach to addressing the most interdisciplinary of problems – the relationship between the natural environment and human development.” - MSc Environment and International Development

Sam Howard

“I am proud to be a product of this department because the skills acquired are being applied in my present position at the United Nations. Due to my training at UEA, I now understand the complexities of the role of the media, especially in peacekeeping operations in the world.”
- Public Information Officer, United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission, DR Congo

Daisy Serem

"I am really applying what I studied at UEA to my job, especially about communication for development. So most of the time when am working I remember our classes and smile."
- Assistant Communication Officer, UNICEF, Nairobi.


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10% Alumni Scholarship

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