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Environment, Development and Policy

University of Sussex

M.A. On Campus
12 months
Duration
18500 GBP/year
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About

Environment, Development and Policy degree offered at University of Sussex highlights a range of environmental and developmental challenges surrounding sustainability. You’ll gain an understanding of how policy has sought to address them.

Overview

You are exposed to a range of tools for understanding how knowledge, institutions, social relations and power affect these issues. This allows you to develop a deep understanding of the relationship between environment, development and political policy.

Careers

Environment, Development and Policy degree offered at University of Sussex graduates go on to work in national and international development agencies within and beyond government, as well as in NGOs and community organisations.

Recent graduates have gone on to work at:

  • the UNDP
  • the Centre for Science and the Environment, India
  • Ministry of the Environment, Japan
  • International Organization for Migration
  • a range of NGOs in Brazil, Ecuador, Indonesia, Mexico and Vietnam.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Activism for Development and Social Justice
  • Anthropologies of Food
  • Climate Change and Energy Policy
  • Critical Debates in Environment and Development
  • Environment, Resources, Security
  • Fair Trade, Ethical Business & New Moral Economies
  • Knowledge, Power and Resistance
  • Livelihoods, Inequalities and Rural Change
  • Migration, Inequality and Social Change
  • Poverty, Vulnerability and the Global Economy
  • Refugees, Displacement and Humanitarian Responses

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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.
88
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).
6.5
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Credits

180 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.
Upper 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.
88
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).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
62
More about PTE Academic

Other requirements

General requirements

You should normally have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above.

  • Subject-specific requirements

Your qualification should be in either the social or natural sciences; alternatively, you should have relevant professional experience or engagement. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £9,250 per year for full-time students

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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