Climate Change and Development

University of London

M.Sc. Online
24 months
9880 GBP/year
9880 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Climate Change and Development programme from University of London will offer critical insight into how current development models produce environmental problems which themselves threaten the objectives of development.


The Climate Change and Development programme from University of London will enable employees of these organisations to drive towards change more effectively. The programme covers key issues within climate change and development, such as energy access, poverty, social protection, gender and social justice.

The modules draw from a wide range of disciplines, concepts and methods, including economics and political economy, environmental science and law, human geography, and social development.

Career opportunities

Graduates of this programme will be well-prepared for roles in the public sector, international organisations, NGO's, consultancies and development projects involved in:

  • policy analysis and implementation for disaster risk reduction;
  • climate and broader environmental issues;
  • local and national climate change strategies;
  • energy and development;
  • poverty reduction.

What do employers think of our graduates?

In some countries, qualifications earned by distance and flexible learning may not be recognised by certain authorities or regulators for the purposes of public sector employment or further study. We advise you to explore the local recognition status before you register, even if you plan to receive support from a local teaching institution.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Climate change and development 
  • Climate change adaptation
  • Low carbon development
  • Energy and development

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

What qualifications do you need?

  • MSc: You will need a good degree in a relevant discipline from an institution acceptable to the University.
  • PGDip/PGCert: A degree or technical/professional qualification plus experience that we consider appropriate and relevant.
  • Individual Awards: Without the requirements above, we may consider your application if you provide evidence of your ability to undertake postgraduate study.
If you have a qualification in an unrelated subject or an unconventional career path with diverse work experience, we will consider your application on its own merits.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9880 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9880 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9880 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9880 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • MSc : £9,880
  • PGDip: £7,900
  • PGCert: £3,950


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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Climate Change and Development
University of London