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Global Governance and Sustainable Development

12 months
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14800 GBP/year
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About

The Global Governance and Sustainable Development MA offered at the Middlesex University aims to provide you with the analytical skills and enhance your knowledge with respect to global governance issues, approaches and instruments so that you can become such a professional.

Overview

Why study MA Global Governance and Sustainable Development at Middlesex University?

At the Global Governance and Sustainable Development MA offered at the Middlesex University you will explore various approaches to how intergovernmental and national strategies, policies and projects pertaining to these global governance issues are formulated, implemented and evaluated. The critical case study approach used in teaching will enable you to develop the skills required for working in the private sector or with global and national public or third sector agencies leading and managing change in a global environment.

You will have an opportunity to apply to gain work experience through two different work placement modules offered as options through the programme. One short term-time placement option undertaken in any London based work place and another longer option that may replace the research dissertation and can be taken over the summer period, in any organisation in the UK or abroad. Both placements are secured by the student, with support from our Careers Services and staff.

Course Highlights

  • You have the opportunity to apply for related internship and work-based learning opportunities which gives you the chance to intern at institutions such as the United Nations, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, and NGOs.
  • You can take part in our Brief Cases at Middlesex partnership as your placement option, where you'll work to a brief set by The Heaven Company Ltd and receive feedback from a panel of industry representatives.
  • You will learn from international experts in the field of global governance and sustainable development.

Career Opportunities

  • This degree will enhance your knowledge and skills with respect to global governance approaches and instruments focused on environmental sustainability and social justice. 
  • Graduates of this master's can expect to be suitable for employment in national and global NGOs as well as private and public sector institutions delivering on social and environmental policy targets.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Global Governance for Sustainable Development 
  • Politics of Globalisation 
  • Research and Practice Skills 
  • Sustainable Development and Human Rights 
  • Environmental Law and Governance 
  • Foreign Policy Analysis: Geopolitical Perspectives 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
    • We recommend applying as early as possible for your chosen postgraduate course to ensure you are granted a place. 

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:2 honours degree, or equivalent qualification, in a relevant area, particularly Social Sciences, Social Policy, Development Studies, Geography, Sociology, Politics, Environmental and related subjects

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14800 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9600 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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.

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