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University of Leeds

Leeds , England ,United Kingdom

Environment and Development MSc

Sustainable economic development and environmental management are two key challenges facing the Global South. As part of our Environment and Development MSc you will be provided with high-quality interdisciplinary training to help you understand the many perspectives of different actors operating in the Global South.

This Masters is led by the Sustainability Research Institute and brings together a wide range of academic expertise from the School of Earth and Environment, the School of Politics and International Studies, and from the practitioner community.

Intakes

  • Jan

Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Application Process

Visa Process
20 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Our graduates have secured positions including:

  • Global Ambassador, Raleigh International
  • Environmental Advisor, London Mining PLC , Sierra Leone
  • Consultant, Sustainability Consultancy - Canada
  • Advisor on Agricultural Pollution, Natural England
  • Global Programme Manager, Renewable World
  • Sustainability Consultant - BREEAM, EDCM Consulting
  • Senior Research Officer, Climate Change Third World Network
  • Field Environment Advisor, Tullow Oil Kenya

Careers support

We encourage you to prepare for your career from day one. That’s one of the reasons Leeds graduates are so sought after by employers.

The Careers Centre and staff in your faculty provide a range of help and advice to help you plan your career and make well-informed decisions along the way, even after you graduate. 

PSW Opportunity

  • Two-year post-study work visa to enhance UK work experience

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) or above in the social sciences such as international development, geography, politics, sociology, environmental management, sustainability, in environmental science or in a related subject.

Applicants with a 2.2 will be considered on a case by case basis where applicants can demonstrate relevant work experience or aptitude in a relevant specialist field. Graduates from other disciplines and those with professional experience in the sector will also be considered.

All applicants will need to have GCSE English Language at grade C or above, or an appropriate English language qualification.

English language requirements

  • IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in any component. For other English qualifications, read

  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Masters/PG Degree
  • Duration: 01 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 21500 GBP
    Annual Cost of Living: 9207 GBP
    Application Fee: N/A
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