Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University

Governance and Sustainable Development

This course examines the nature and role for governance in support of progress towards sustainable development; examines the conceptual debates and analysis of the challenges which government, civil society and the private sector needs to face when engaging with the central tenets of sustainable development; covers the First and Third World; students are able to bias their studies towards First or Third World issues through their choice of assignments within modules and research project focus.

Entry requirements

Normally, an Honours degree in a related subject such as geography, politics, environmental studies/ science, environmental management, law, sociology or development; but candidates with lower 2nd degrees (or equivalent) in other subjects also are considered.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Distance learning September 2016 - 3 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 - 2 years

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