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Classes in social sustainability are considered to be in an interdisciplinary field. Studies may include information useful to government agencies, the energy sector and environmental protection groups. Courses can examine the sustainability of actions and behaviors over time in relation to humans.

Top MSc Degrees in Social Sustainability Studies in United Kingdom 2019

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University of Stirling

This MSc/PgDip Housing Studies (with internship) course fully integrates all of the academic and practice components of the professional qualification of the Chartered In ... [+]

Overview

This MSc/PgDip Housing Studies (with internship) course fully integrates all of the academic and practice components of the professional qualification of the Chartered Institute of Housing. This includes a 10-week structured, assessed work experience internship, which sets up graduates for a ‘fast track’ into a career with housing organisations in the social, voluntary and private sectors.

You’ll be introduced to the most up-to-date ideas and debates in housing and offered the opportunity to learn about the cutting edge of housing practice.

Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Housing, the course covers all aspects of housing services, sustainable communities, governance and law, housing organisations, and health and wellbeing.... [-]

United Kingdom Stirling
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 21 months
Online & Campus Combined
London South Bank University

Masters-level course is aimed at senior professional staff and decision makers in the housing profession. Covering: high-level strategic and policy content rather than fo ... [+]

Policy-based study

Please note: this programme will start in the 2019/20 academic year.

Are you senior professional and decision maker in the housing profession? Are you ambitious and looking to achieve a high-level position in the sector? This course focuses on focuses on contemporary housing-related policy and strategic issues, such as climate change and sustainability, politics, concepts of social justice and international housing.

Why Housing and Society at LSBU? You'll learn about the economic and political context of the UK housing market, as well as issues of sustainability and social justice. Students taking the course are likely to be tenant activists, housing association board members, civil servants, senior professionals and others who are looking for a policy rather than practice-based focus course of study. Visit the Netherlands to explore the role of housing in different national contexts and the relevance of international comparison. Delivery modes to suit all needs, from full-time study, to part-time and distance learning modes to best suit busy working professionals. Taught by experienced academics and practitioners with national and international reputations, who contribute to public policy debate and publish original research. Be part of an academic community dedicated to social justice and global responsibility - with inspiring schedule of guest speakers, events, volunteering opportunities and exchange of ideas. Key course information - ordered by mode Mode Duration Start Date Location Full-time 12 months September Southwark Campus Part-time 24 months September Southwark Campus Modules Politics, housing, and social justice Representations of housing The housing market and... [-]
United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of St Andrews

The MSc in International Development Practice is a one-year interdisciplinary Masters degree. Taught by academic staff and development practitioners, it explores the theo ... [+]

The MSc in International Development Practice is a one-year interdisciplinary Masters degree. Taught by academic staff and development practitioners, it explores the theoretical and practical aspects of international development work.

The MSc International Development Practice offers an interdisciplinary approach to international development theory and practice. Students explore key theoretical concepts in development studies and receive practical training that can be applied in international development roles.

Highlights Targeted at students intending to follow a career in international development. Combines the exploration of key theoretical concepts in development studies with training in skills used by development practitioners. Provides a substantial introduction to quantitative and qualitative methods for assessing development programmes. Interdisciplinary approach means you can explore a range of methodological approaches. Your summer research project can – subject to availability – be undertaken in collaboration with an external organisation involved in development practice. ... [-]
United Kingdom Saint Andrews
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of St Andrews

The MSc Conservation Studies is a one-year interdisciplinary Masters degree. It provides a scientific understanding of data collection and analysis, environmental governa ... [+]

The MSc Conservation Studies is a one-year interdisciplinary Masters degree. It provides a scientific understanding of data collection and analysis, environmental governance, and conflicts between conservation and societies.

The MSc Conservation Studies offers an interdisciplinary approach to conservation theory and practice. It brings together students and academic staff from a range of disciplinary backgrounds, but with a shared passion for conservation.

Highlights Explore conflicts between different human agencies, engage with conservation policy and governance at different scales (local, national, and international), and consider the relationship between the public, science, and policy. Research ecological case studies and examples from a range of habitats in aquatic and terrestrial systems and gain a scientific understanding of data collection and analysis. An interdisciplinary approach means you can explore a range of methodological approaches to conservation – ecological, economic, historical, etc. Your summer research project can (subject to availability) be undertaken in collaboration with an external organisation involved in conservation practice. ... [-]
United Kingdom Saint Andrews
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
The University of Nottingham - Faculty of Engineering

This new two year MSc course is made up of two semesters of taught modules followed by a year-long project. Wherever possible, the project will be undertaken in collabora ... [+]

This programme aims to provide you with an extension to your previous studies and the opportunity to put into practise what you have learnt in an extended industrially relevant research project to enable you to gain employment as professional engineers in this field. In order to provide flexibility, the course also offers a wide range of optional modules.

You will gain experience of the types of problems encountered by academic and industrial researchers, both via taught courses and project work. Written presentations will be undertaken at various stages of the course.

A substantial extended individual project will be undertaken, developing your ability to engage in independent learning, and preparing you for postgraduate research or careers in industry. The project will form the basis of your written dissertation. You will also develop your ability to think logically and critically, to acquire problem-solving skills, to become competent users of relevant equipment and software, and to communicate results effectively.... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus