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Innovation and Global Sustainable Development

Lund University

24 months
Duration
11738 EUR/year
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About

In this Innovation and Global Sustainable Development programme from Lund University, you will be provided with the theory, concepts and methods to analyse and better understand the role of innovation in economic, social and sustainable development from a historical perspective.

Overview

In this Innovation and Global Sustainable Development programme from Lund University, you will learn the dynamics of both the macro- and microeconomics of innovation. You will get insights into how innovations are shaped by history in a path-dependent way as well as by the spatial context. You will learn about the linkages between innovation and capability-building, and economic, social and sustainable development over time and space.

The programme draws on frontline research in the field of economic geography, economics of innovation and economic history. Some of the key topics covered are innovation for sustainable development, economics of innovation and energy transitions.

Career opportunities

With a MSc in Innovation and Global Sustainable Development, you will qualify for any profession that requires capability of intellectual judgement, evaluation and analysis of economic facts and ideas, and good communication skills. This programme will give you plenty of career opportunities both at national and international institutions such as the EU, OECD, ILO, World Bank, UNESCO, WTO, NGOs, governments and central banks, think tanks, multinational companies and consulting firms.

Graduates are well equipped for analytical and planning work in private sector, government and international organisations, as well as for work in non-governmental organisations, consultancy and research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Development of Emerging Economies
  • Econometrics I or Econometrics II
  • Economic Growth over Time and Space
  • Economics of Innovation
  • Energy Transitions
  • Innovation for Sustainable Development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You should apply between mid-October to 15 January for studies starting in the autumn semester (August/September).

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate degree (BA/BSc) with at least 60 ECTS credits in business administration, economics, economic history, history, social and economic geography or statistics or the equivalent. 
  • English 6/English course B.
  • Based on previous university/college studies and Statement of Purpose.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11738 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23477 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.

Full programme/course tuition fee: SEK 240 000

Living costs for Lund

7428 - 11057 SEK /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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