University of Sheffield
Environmental Change and International Development
This course brings together geography, environmental and development studies expertise to engage with the challenges of environmental change in the Global South. You'll explore contemporary theory, policy and practice. There are three elements to your study: training in development research methods and professional skills, training in specialised subject areas, and a placement-based research dissertation. The course includes a 10-day field class currently in Galapagos, Nepal and Tanzania, which provides hands-on experience of research.
MSc: At least a 2:1 undergraduate degree in one of the following disciplines: social sciences; arts and humanities; or earth and environmental sciences. English language requirements: Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Core modules Ideas and Practice in International Development; Research Design and Methods in International Development; Understanding Environmental Change; Key Issues in Environment and Development; Professional Skills for Development; Dissertation with Placement; International Development field Class, currently in either Kenya or Nepal. Examples of optional modules Data, Visualisation and GIS; Living with Climate Change in the Global South; The Political Economy of Natural Resource-led Development in the Global South; Using Policy to Strengthen Health Systems; Cities of Diversity; Cities of 'the South': planning for informality.
Students will be assessed coursework assignments and a dissertation.
A number of departmental bursaries are available for masters students. Further funding may be available. Please contact us for details.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||21,450 per Year 1 (International)||1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||9,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||9,100 per Year 1 (England)||1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||9,100 per Year 1 (Scotland)||1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||9,100 per Year 1 (Wales)||1 Years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2018||-||2 Years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||S10 2TN||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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