University of Worcester

University of Worcester

Sustainable Development Advocacy (Professional Practice)

On completion of the programme trainee advocates are expected to have developed: understanding of the concept of sustainable rural land-use; enhanced advocacy skills; an understanding of the opportunities for and barriers to achieving sustainable development in the land based sector and of what constitutes best practice; an enhanced commitment to working for sustainable development solutions in the land based sector; a range of useful references and contacts.

Entry requirements

Applications are welcomed from people who have a 1st degree in the arts, sciences, humanities, social sciences or vocational subjects. If students have equivalent work experience they may be considered. All applicants should be able to demonstrate a personal commitment to working towards a more sustainable world.

Course modules

Modules include: advocacy in action; sector placements; team tasks; advocating change; sustainable development advocacy project.

Assessment methods

There are no exams, assessment is by coursework which is varied and relevant to the development of professional skills. Throughout the course students will be supported by a small team of academic staff whilst benefiting from the input of widely respected sustainability practitioners.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,120 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,120 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,750 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,120 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,120 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,120 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 710 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 710 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 710 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 710 per Credit (EU) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 710 per Credit (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
St John's Campus Worcester WR2 6AJ West Midlands

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Key information

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01905 855111