Transformative Change for Sustainable Development, M.Sc. | University of Greenwich | Chatham, United Kingdom
12 months
15100 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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How will we tackle ongoing global challenges? Join our new MSc programme – Transformative Change for Sustainable Development at University of Greenwich.

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Our Transformative Change for Sustainable Development MSc at University of Greenwich will provide you with an in-depth understanding of Development Studies theory and practice, including different conceptions of human, societal and environmental changes. Drawing on real-world-lessons from various domains (economic, environmental, social, and institutional), sectors (agri-food, energy, education, and financial services) and contexts (developing and developed countries), you will develop the capacity to critically discuss, analyse, and evaluate TC.

You will develop hands-on skills in sustainable development design and planning, project management, research, and impact evaluation methods, and familiarity with systems modelling and relevant software. The MSc will enhance your communication, networking and community-engagement skills.

What you should know about this course

  • This MSc course is run by the Natural Resources Institute – a specialist organisation with a focus on development-related research, teaching, consultancy, and community engagement

  • Receive personalised teaching from a team of world-leading researchers and development practitioners with experience of working with the World Bank, UN, CGIAR, NGOs, etc

  • NRI’s extensive global networks & ongoing research projects in 30+ countries will provide you with opportunities for practitioner-based learning

  • You will receive one-to-one tutoring and be part of a vibrant and diverse postgraduate student community

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) for Sustainable Development and Transformative Change
    • Economics, Agriculture and Marketing 

    • Adaptation to Environmental Change: Climate and Water

    • Climate Change, Food Security and Sustainable Development

    • Fragility, Conflict and Emergency 

    • Gender, Inequalities and Social Difference 

    • Regenerative Societies, Economies and Environments

    Key information


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

    Start dates & application deadlines




    180 alternative credits


    On Campus

    Academic requirements

    GPA admission requirements GPA
    Upper Second Class

    English requirements

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

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • Applicants should have a ‘minimum’ of an Upper Second Class (2:1) Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline (e.g., development studies, geography, environmental studies, agriculture and related subjects, economics, social sciences, and business studies). A Lower Second Class (2:2) degree may be considered if the applicant has relevant work experience or could demonstrate a strong motivation with supportive references .
    • Applicants from other backgrounds may be considered. Please email the Programme Leader

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      15100 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 15100 GBP per year during 12 months.
    • National

      9000 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 12 months.

    UK Part-time: £1,500 per 30 credits 


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