Máster en Desarrollo Sostenible y Medioambiental - MSc
Este programa máster está diseñado para aquellos que tengan la intención de dedicarse a cargos de administración en proyectos medioambientales, el personal dedicado a la planificación profesional de ministerios dedicados al diseño e implementación de políticas medioambientales (en particular en países en vías de desarrollo) y aquellos que estén trabajando en problemas medioambientales en agencias internacionales o instituciones académicas y de investigación.
- Every year a few students from this programme may be selected to collaborate with major development organisations including DFiD and Oxfam as part of their MSc dissertation.
- You will be encouraged to attend our annual series of practitioners’ talks and annual Economics seminar series.
- The programme is offered by the Centre for Development Studies, a leading institution in the UK for postgraduate study and research in the area of economic development.
- Economics in the Business School at Glasgow is ranked in the top 10% worldwide in the fields of central banking, economics of strategic management, European economics, efficiency and productivity, international finance, international trade, macroeconomics, monetary economics, open macroeconomics, public economics, and transition economics; we are ranked in the top 25% of institutions worldwide in economics research.
Teaching is based on formal lectures which also allow opportunities for class discussion. Some courses also involve lab sessions with students using specialised software, for instance in the study of econometrics.
You will take five compulsory courses and select two optional courses from the list below. MSc candidates also write a 12,000-15,000-word dissertation.
- Development policy
- Environmental economics
- Policies for sustainability and development
- Research methods and dissertation training
- Theory and principles of sustainability
- Aid and development
- Basic econometrics
- Financial institutions and markets in developing countries
- Growth and development
- International trade
- Money, finance and growth
- Project planning, appraisal and implementation
- The IMF, world bank and economic growth.
Our graduates go on to successful careers in international organisations, government ministries, academia and research institutions, non-governmental organisations, banks and other financial institutions.
Entry requirements are a 2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in economics or in a relevant subject containing a significant amount of economics. Applications may also be considered from those with other backgrounds, particularly in technical subjects such as engineering or earth sciences (with at least two credit-bearing courses in economics).
If your first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level.