Taught by a team of internationally-renowned natural scientists, policy analysts and economists, this Master's degree draws upon research and applied work from the School of International Development and the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research. Its interdisciplinary approach ensures students can collaborate with UEA's School of Environmental Sciences through science-based modules on climate change. There may be the opportunity for some students to participate in a UNFCCC meeting.
This Master's course requires students to undertake compulsory and optional modules, an examination and to produce a dissertation. Optional seminars, workshops and sessions are offered throughout the programme for teaching and strengthening student essay and dissertation writing skills. The School of International Development addresses contemporary challenges via multi/interdisciplinary approaches, where research is organised into a series of Research Groups. Students also have the option of undertaking a professional internship during June and August.
The School of International Development at the University of East Anglia is a globally renowned department for teaching, research and consultancy on international development. Research in the School addresses challenges in developing and transition economies via disciplinary and multi/interdisciplinary approaches. Excellent staff:student ratios and teaching methods mean this School offers small class sizes and a friendly learning environment.
The MSc Climate Change and International Development degree has been designed to meet the career needs of people working in international development and climate change policy and practice. Graduates have been successful in entering employment including working for organisations such as the World Bank, the United Nations, DfID, JICA, Christian Aid, and Save the Children. UEA offer a series of regular seminars on 'Working in Development', with guest speakers from development agencies and there is also specific support for international students in their transition to studying in the UK.