MSc Environment and Development

Environment and Development at the University of Reading


Examining the challenges with promoting healthy environments in the developing world


Programme provides: The world faces serious and rapidly evolving environmental challenges on a number of fronts and at many levels. Simultaneously, the development of an economically fairer and socio-politically more just world remain paramount. This programme provides analytically rigorous, stimulating and balanced perspectives of the inter-relations between environment and development at the global, regional, national and local levels.

Students learn to critically examine how these challenges have been interpreted and are being addressed by academics, international agencies, government-level policy-makers, nongovernment development actors and of course, 'ordinary' people around the world


This Masters programme:


  • examines the policy challenges in promoting healthy environments in the developing world.
  • provides an analytically rigorous but broadly-based understanding of the inter-relations between environment and development at global, national and local levels.
  • is designed for students interested in pursuing careers in environmental policy and planning in international government and non-governmental organisations, academia and journalism.

Programme specification:


For details of the core modules and structure of the degree, please download the programme specification. Please note, the program specification is subject to change. If you have any questions about changes, please contact the program director.

For a list of optional modules that may be available to you, please look here.

For a list of all of our degrees, and information about study within GIIDAE, please see our brochure.

 

Why study at Reading

 

Reasons for studying at GIIDAE


SUPPORTIVE
Renowned for our social and friendly atmosphere where student and staff interaction is paramount; we provide a supportive learning environment that welcomes students from around the world.

DIVERSE
Our diversity is our strength as we cover a broad variety of topics with everything from Agricultural Economics, to Food Security and International Development.

TAILORED BY YOU
The ability to choose modules from a wide range within the School and across the University allows you to tailor your programme to meet your interests and career aspirations.

YOUR CAREER STARTS HERE
We offer excellent opportunities for professional networking, with the option of placement experiences in the UK and overseas.

UNLOCK YOUR POTENTIAL
Our programmes add value to your personal and professional development as we connect the theory, practice and policy.

HIGHLY RATED
Our Masters students rated their experience with us at 91% satisfaction overall, so you can be sure your experience with be a good one.

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