MSc Sustainable Development

Utrecht University

Program Description

MSc Sustainable Development

Utrecht University

CONTRIBUTE TO SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS

This two-year Master’s programme is aimed at students who want to contribute to the development of sustainable environmental solutions. It also focuses on the changes needed to achieve an environmentally and socially accountable society. On this programme, you will learn how to analyse the processes associated with this change and will also consider the short- and long-term management of these processes on a local and global level.

Multidisciplinary perspective

This programme is suitable for individuals with Bachelor’s degrees in the natural and social sciences who want to study complex sustainable development issues from a multidisciplinary perspective. You can apply for one of four different tracks and can adopt either a natural or social sciences focus depending on your previous education.

Tracks

  • Energy and materials
  • Global Change and Ecosystems
  • Environmental Governance
  • International Development
  • Sustainability research

Our programme is closely affiliated with the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, which is part of Utrecht University. The institute conducts research into a wide range of issues related to sustainable development. The source-impact chain linking economic activities, ecological values, and innovation serves as the point of departure for much of the research. Our research and teaching staff are also active members of international networks and are at the very forefront of their field.

PROGRAMME OBJECTIVE

This two-year Master’s programme educates the scientists of the future. These scientists will be able to use their research and skills to help build a sustainable society. As a graduate of this programme, you will contribute to innovative environmental solutions and may undertake academic research or pursue a professional career.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated January 27, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2016
Feb. 2017
Duration
Duration
2 years
Full time
Price
Price
1,951 EUR
Information
Deadline
Start date Sept. 2016
Place
Netherlands Utrecht
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End date Request Info
Duration 2 years
Price 1,951 EUR
Statutory fee. Institutional fee: € 18,850 (2014-2015) € 19,080 (2015-2016)
Start date Feb. 2017
Place
Netherlands Utrecht
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 2 years
Price 1,951 EUR
Statutory fee. Institutional fee: € 18,850 (2014-2015) € 19,080 (2015-2016)