Queen's University Belfast
Leadership for Sustainable Rural Development
The course covers a wide range of issues relating to sustainable rural development including: The design, monitoring, management and evaluation of projects; fundraising; environment/agriculture interactions; environmental economics; social inclusion; rural tourism; and understanding community and sustainable development issues. There is a strong emphasis on the development of leadership and project management skills throughout the programme.
A 2.2 Honours degree or above in an appropriate subject or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. International students must be able to demonstrate their proficiency in English in order to benefit fully from their course of study or research. Non-EEA nationals must also satisfy UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) immigration requirements for English language for visa purposes. Evidence of an IELTS* score of 6.5, with not less than 5.5 in any component, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University is required. *Taken within the last 2 years.
Modules include: Effective leadership: Group project; foundations for sustainable development (1 and 2); leadership for rural and sustainable development; rural development thesis.
Assessment methods include: Exams; research project; individual and group project submissions; presentations; reports; essays; seminar contribution. The rural development thesis is a maximum of 10,000 words.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 3,466 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 10,730 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|Graduate Diploma||Full-time||£ 3,466 per Academic year (home fees)||9 months|
|Graduate Diploma||Full-time||£ 10,730 per Academic year (overseas fees)||9 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Queen's University Belfast||Belfast||BT7 1NN||Northern Ireland|