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Sustainable Development

Universiteit Utrecht

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Sustainable Development is the study of scientific solutions and societal interventions for an environmentally accountable society.


This two-year Master's programme is aimed at students who want to contribute to the design of the solutions needed to achieve an environmentally and socially accountable society. In this programme, students will learn how to analyze the processes associated with change and will consider the short and long term management of these processes on local and global levels.

This programme is suitable for candidates who want to study and solve societal sustainability issues from a multidisciplinary perspective. The programme is of particular interest to students who are willing to broaden their perspectives through collaboration and interaction with students who bring to the programme knowledge of other natural and social science disciplines.
Specialise in one of four tracks. Following admission to this Master's programme students can choose one of four specialization tracks based on your interests in the field. As well as working in their chosen track, students will work in research teams with fellow students from the other tracks.

Vooropleiding

Profiel Extra vakken
Academische bachelor Please note that no one will be admitted directly. A decision will always be made on a case-by-case basis to determine whether there are sufficient grounds for admission.
Academische master Please note that no one will be admitted directly. A decision will always be made on a case-by-case basis to determine whether there are sufficient grounds for admission.


Kosten
2018 Full-time Institutioneel € 12585 / jaar
2018 Full-time Internationaal € 18690 / jaar
2018 Full-time Wettelijk voorgeschreven € 2060 / jaar

1st year

Students will be taking courses throughout the whole first year.

characteristics

Utrecht University is a partner of the Joint International Master in Sustainable Development. This is an academic collaboration with six international partner universities. As part of this collaboration, students will be able to take courses at a partner university over one or two semesters. These excellent contacts and exchange opportunities will offer students the chance to broaden their horizons.

curriculum

The whole first year consists of courses, as well as the beginning of your second year. There are three kinds of courses in the programme: general courses, track courses, and elective courses. The second half of the second year focuses on a master's thesis and/or electives and a individual research project.

instruction modes



job perspective

Career prospects are excellent: 90 percent of our graduates are in paid positions at an academic level. The sectors in which graduates end up working vary too. Graduates from the Energy and Materials track and the Global Change and Ecosystem track end up in consultancy employment or government relatively often. Alumni from the International Development track and the Environmental Governance track pursue further research comparatively frequently.

objectives

Sustainable Development is the study of scientific solutions and societal interventions for an environmentally accountable society. This two-year Master's programme educates the scientists of the future. As a graduate of this programme, students will be able to contribute to innovative environmental solutions and help build a sustainable society.

sustainable strengthening

Graduates will be able to make a substantial contribution to the transition to a sustainable society through their scientific research and their skills in the area of societal interventions. Consequently, also students from NFP-countries are equiped with relevant knowledge, skills and attitudes, which enable them to contribute to the strengthening of the (local/regional/national/international) organisations where they will be employed.

Niveau WO
Vorm Full-time
Incompany Nee
Open inschrijving Nee
Doorlooptijd 24 maanden
Type MSc (Master of Science)
Kosten (indicatie) Tussen de €450 en €1350
Titulatuur MSc (Master of Science)
Benodigde taalkennis Engels
Gefinancierd Regering
Afronding Diploma
Credits 120