International Sustainable Development, M.Sc. | Loughborough University London | London, United Kingdom
M.Sc. On Campus

International Sustainable Development

12 months
22100 GBP/year
11500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The International Sustainable Development MSc from Loughborough University London will enhance both your conceptual and practical understanding of international development with a specialisation in the areas of sustainability, resilience, disaster risks, inequality, security, migration and citizen engagement.


Climate change, disasters and inequality are among the many urgent global challenges that international development must strive to address. 

This International Sustainable Development programme aims to develop your critical understanding of, and provide practical insight into how international development works in terms of contributing to the achievement of sustainable development goals. 

The theoretical inquiry will go hand in hand with a practical orientation to the field, and will be contextualised within the analysis of the broader economic, social, technical and political issues influencing the field today.

The programme from Loughborough University London offers practical-based learning through industry-led projects. Students will engage with leading organisations and agencies to develop professional skills throgh the Collaborative Project, with options to undertake a dissertation or internship with industry. To help further enhance your employability, our Future Space Enterprise Hub offers additional support for engaging with partners, sourcing internships, and establishing start-ups and consultancies.

Your development

Loughborough University London is committed to helping you develop the skills and attributes you need to progress successfully in your chosen career. You will learn from a passionate faculty of leading professionals and academics in the field of sustainability and development across both the Water Engineering and Development Centre (part of the School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering) and from across several institutes in the London School.

Your future career

The careers and employability support on offer at Loughborough University London and has been carefully designed to give you the best possible chance of securing your dream role.

Graduates are highly qualified to work in non-governmental organisations, development consultancies, international organisations and foundations, government aid agencies, social enterprises, academia and think tanks. This degree will suit candidates who are interested in critical perspectives on international development, sustainability, resilience, social change and social justice.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Sustainable and Resilient Development
  • Disaster Risk Management
  • Critical Perspectives on International Development
  • Sustainable Development Project Management
  • Collaborative Project
  • Research Approaches in Development and Social Change

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You can choose to start this degree in October (full-time and part-time) or January (full-time only).


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:2 honours degree with a minimum of 55% (or equivalent international qualification).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22100 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11500 GBP per year 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.


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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