12 months
19050 GBP/year
9350 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Sustainable Engineering Management for International Development programme Swansea University is a highly applied course with taught elements and a substantial project deliverable. 

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You will learn to think rapidly and flexibly, acting decisively in the absence of complete information in order to improve quality of life through engineering solutions.

Much of the world still face challenges from extreme poverty to food shortages to manmade climate change and irreversible loss of biodiversity. This course aims to make you part of a new generation of practitioners who can address such challenges through practical engineering solutions which support local communities to build resilience in the face of rapid urbanisation.

Career opportunities

Graduates of this Sustainable Engineering Management for International Development programme Swansea University are well positioned for specialist employment.

The course is designed to equip you with skills which will suit a wide range of career paths. Your future could follow, but not limited to these roles:

  • Civil engineer
  • Mechanical engineer
  • Control and instrumentation engineer
  • Field service engineer
  • Engineering management
  • Network engineer
  • Renewable energy consultant
  • Sustainability consultant
  • Development agency worker
  • International aid worker
  • International development worker
  • Communications adviser
  • Researcher

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Team Project & Individual Dissertation
  • Engineering Technology, Innovation and Application
  • Engineering in Development Practice
  • Community Engagement
  • Concept Development and Application 
  • Project Management
  • Circular Economy and Sustainable Engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Students will be recruited from a range of backgrounds to fulfil specific roles within the project. A minimum of BEng/BSc/BA 2.1 (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline is required, with IELTS 6.5 with 5.5 minimum in each area of assessment (or equivalent SELT).

Tuition Fee

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    19050 GBP/year
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  • National

    9350 GBP/year
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Living costs for Swansea

727 - 1379 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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