University of Sheffield

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.

Entry requirements

A good 2.1 or 1st Class Honours degree in geography or a related subject, or an equivalent recognised qualification. English language requirements: overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

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.

Assessment methods

Students will be assessed coursework assignments and a dissertation.

Sponsorship information

A number of departmental bursaries are available for masters students. Further funding may be available. Please contact us for details.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 19,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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