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Leadership for Sustainable Development

Queen's University Belfast

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
20800 GBP/year
6140 GBP/year
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About

This innovative conversion Leadership for Sustainable Development programme at Queen's University Belfast is open to applicants from all disciplinary backgrounds and promotes leadership and embraces action-based, experiential learning, facilitated through a series of lectures, work placements and group projects. 

Overview

Managing sustainability is one of the most challenging and rapidly growing areas in both the public and private sectors. With increasing recognition of the impact of a world living beyond its means, the commitment to sustainable development to meet the needs of present generations without jeopardising those of the future has never been more apparent.

The programme fosters critical thinking and promotes the use of initiative for problem solving and decision-making in sustainable development.

Leadership For Sustainable Development Highlights

Student Experience

The Leadership for Sustainable Development programme at Queen's University Belfast of three eight-week placements in the NGO, governance and business and finance sectors can be carried out locally or internationally. 

These aim to help students become sustainable development 'champions' who can identify and address problems of sustainability in innovative ways and further mainstream sustainable development across all sectors and at all levels. 

The year-long group project requires several students to work with an organisation of their choice to explore sustainable solutions to a specific problem.

Programme Structure

Course Overview:

  • Students will be introduced to leadership and sustainable development over three taught modules to help gain an overview of the principles and values of sustainable development, and why it is important.
  • Leadership for Sustainable Development: explores theories and practices of leadership and project management in the context of sustainable development.
  • Foundations for Sustainable Development 1 & 2: considers core themes, policies and strategies underpinning sustainable development.
  • Effective Leadership (Group Project): requires a small group of students to engage over the year in a project of their choice to promote sustainable development through 'experiential learning'.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
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).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a 2.2 Honours degree or above or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University.
  • Applicants who do not meet the above academic requirements will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Submission of a portfolio and/or interview may be required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20800 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6140 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6140 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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