Climate Change and Global Development at University of East Anglia UEA - UCAS

University of East Anglia UEA

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: University of East Anglia

Climate Change and Global Development (Taught)

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Course summary

Overview The impacts of climate change on global development are increasingly visible to the naked eye, and they are alarming. Societal-level transformations are at an unprecedented scale and urgency are essential. But climate change and actions to address it have significant implications for key global development issues such as poverty, inequality, and social justice. The degree in Climate Change and Global Development draws on UEA’s pioneering track record in climate science and global development. Whether exploring the science of climate change with simple climate models, investigating the links between adaptation and the Sustainable Development Goals, or understanding the implications of mitigation choices on poverty, the MSc in Climate Change and Global Development will enable you to gain high-level analytical skills and knowledge to equip you for your chosen career path. The School of Global Development is the ideal place to study climate change, bringing together UEA’s unrivalled excellence in ground-breaking climate research with its world-renowned focus on issues of global development. About This Course From day one, you’ll be immersed in cutting edge research, learning from the combined expertise of research-active staff in the School of Global Development , the School of Environmental Sciences, and the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research. You’ll kick off your studies by getting an overview of the essentials of climate change and its links with key issues in development including the science of climate change, climate impacts and attribution, and the Sustainable Development Goals, with a focus on resource-poor and vulnerable locations and countries. Over the course of the year, you’ll have opportunities to study increasingly more specialised or in-depth subjects exploring different facets of the climate change global development interface including the physical science of climate change, agriculture and food systems, global challenges and environmental change, sustainable consumption, and energy systems for example. The postgraduate degree in Climate Change and Global Development is multidisciplinary and includes a strong practice-based focus with opportunities to develop both research and transferable employability skills to support a wide variety of career destinations. Throughout the year, you’ll hear from inspiring practitioners giving you an insight into what it is like to work in development or in jobs linked to climate change. The course concludes with an independent piece of research or a work placement. In both instances, these provide an opportunity for you to put into practice the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained throughout the course. Disclaimer Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website:


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Assessment method

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Entry requirements

DEGREE CLASSIFICATION Bachelors 2.1 or equivalent DEGREE SUBJECT Social Sciences

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with minimum 6.0 in Writing and Speaking and 5.5 in Listening and Reading

English Foreign Language: Applications from students whose first language is not English are welcome. We require evidence of proficiency in English (including writing, speaking, listening and reading):   Test dates should be within 2 years of the course start date. We also accept a number of other English language tests. Review our English Language Equivalencies for a list of qualifications that we may accept to meet this requirement.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £10150 Whole course
England £10150 Whole course
Northern Ireland £10150 Whole course
Scotland £10150 Whole course
Wales £10150 Whole course
International £21200 Whole course

Additional fee information

Tuition fees are reviewed annually and subject to increase. Some fees are regulated by the UK government and will be changed in line with advice from them. For further information about additional costs for your course and information on fee status please see our website.

Sponsorship information

UEA offers a number of scholarships each year to qualified UK/EU and international students; these awards are based on academic merit.

Climate Change and Global Development at University of East Anglia UEA - UCAS