MSc in Environmental Change and International Development

This course combines the latest academic work with hands-on, practical experience of development projects and research. Combining expertise from Development Geography and Environmental Geography; this programme enables you to unpack and explore the key environmental challenges facing development agendas in the global south.

The emergence of sustainability as a key component of the development agenda means that concern with climate change, desertification, food deserts and declining water supplies are at the forefront of current debates. This programme prepares you with the knowledge and skills to inform policy makers, planners, managers and practitioners as to the critical importance of the environment to development agendas. The programme is designed so that students experience development theory alongside development practice. Our emphasis on applied knowledge and skills is developed through professional skills, field-class and placement work which ensures our students develop the practical and theoretical skills needed to work within development organisations across the world.