MSc Global Development (Environment and Climate Change)


The University of Manchester    School of Environment, Education and Development

Full time & Part time See Course MSc 12 months (full-time); 24 months (part-time)
Environmental Sciences (13) Geography (17) Politics & Government (30)

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The MSc Global Development (Environment and Climate Change) programme offers a comprehensive and interdisciplinary approach to understanding the environmental dimensions of global sustainability. With a focus on low- and middle-income countries, this research-led course equips students with the skills and knowledge to tackle pressing environmental challenges and find socially just solutions to climate change. The programme offers a wide range of module options, allowing students to specialize in areas such as sustainable development and global environmental change. With entry requirements of a First or Upper Second-class Honours degree (or overseas equivalent), this programme is perfect for those seeking a career in environmental policy and development.

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Course description

MSc Global Development with Environment and Climate Change links environmental understanding grounded in the physical sciences with study of the social and economic bases of global sustainability with a focus on low- and middle-income countries. 

Over the past two decades, environmental challenges have risen to the top of the global agenda. 

As a result, there is a pressing need for policymakers, planners and managers to understand the environmental dimensions of development, and to find socially just solutions to climate change and environmental problems.

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Entry Requirements

We require a UK Honours degree with a First or Upper Second (2.1) classification or the overseas equivalent, in any discipline.

When assessing your academic record we take into account the grades you have achieved and the standing of the institution where you studied your qualification.

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