Training Opportunities for SIDS

Scholarships Available in September 2013:

           

(1) MSc “Sustainability” – University of Leeds

(2) MSc “Climate Change and Development” – University of Sussex

 

The University of Leeds would like to invite applications for the MSc in ‘Sustainability’ programme for entry in September 2013. Scholarship information is provided below.

This suite of courses provides state-of-the art training for the expanding market for sustainability professionals with specialisation in 7 different areas of sustainability:

  • Climate Change
  • Business and Corporate Responsibility
  • Ecological Economics
  • Environmental Politics and Policy
  • Environment and Development
  • Environmental Consultancy and Project Management
  • Transport

 

Our graduates find successful employment in professional and management positions in the private sector, environmental and engineering consultancies, government agencies, NGOs, and international organizations.

This well-established programme is taught by world leading experts at the Sustainability Research Institute (SRI) at the School of Earth and Environment. With over 30 staff, SRI is one of the largest sustainability research groups in Europe. The staff has a strong reputation for interdisciplinary research-led teaching in environmental sustainability and contributes to policy agenda setting in national and international arenas. Students are exposed to cutting-edge research in the field and have the opportunity to tap into staffs’ extensive professional networks.

Scholarships

Further information on the programme:
www.see.leeds.ac.uk/study/masters

 

On-line applications:
www.see.leeds.ac.uk/admissions-and-study/masters-degrees/admissions-and-study/how-to-apply
Applications for scholarships:
www.see.leeds.ac.uk/mastersscholarships

Further information about Sustainability at the University of Leeds:
http://www.see.leeds.ac.uk/research/sri/
Tel: 0113 343 8109/4307
Email: apply-masters@see.leeds.ac.uk

 

 

The University of Sussex would like to invite applications for the MSc in ‘Climate Change and Development‘ for entry in September 2013. Scholarship information is provided below.

This is a unique course that aims to provide state-of-the-art training for the rapidly expanding market for development professionals with specialisation in climate change. Our graduates have been very successful in finding employment in international organisations and agencies, NGOs, national government and other agencies, the private sector and consultancies. The course offers the opportunity to undertake a dissertation with placement with a relevant organisation.

The MSc is a well-established programme taught by world-leading experts at the Institute for Development Studies (IDS), the School of Global Studies and the Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU). All have a global reputation for agenda-setting, interdisciplinary teaching and research in science, development, and policy studies. As such, students are taught by researchers who have played key roles advising governmental / intergovernmental bodies and non-governmental organisations (NGOs), on climate change mitigation and adaptation. The multi-disciplinary programmes draws upon their expertise on international development, climate change science, climate change adaptation policy and practice, low carbon energy, the politics and economics of climate change.

 

 

Scholarships

Further information on the programme and the on-line application process:
http://www.sussex.ac.uk/study/pg/2012/taught/3931/25103

 

Applications for scholarships should be made on the Climate Change application form:
http://www.sussex.ac.uk/study/funding/pgt2013

 

Further information about the climate change network at Sussex see:
http://www.sussex.ac.uk/climatechange

 

Tel: +44 (0)1273 877686

Email: pg.enquiries@sussex.ac.uk

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