Master Environment and International Development - Máster en Medio Ambiente y Desarrollo Internacional
Debates concerning the quality and design of the built environment, transport infrastructures, housing provision, urban regeneration, conservation and the natural environment continue to dominate policy making. This programme enables you to design your own bespoke package of study from across a range of built environment specialisms so that you can develop your professional skills and career opportunities.
This programme offers you the opportunity to study a bespoke higher degree in the subjects that you choose. These will be drawn from existing postgraduate programmes in disciplines such as: Urban Planning, Urban Design, International Planning, Urban Regeneration, Housing Studies, International Tourism, Real Estate, Property Development and Planning, Civil Engineering, Construction and Construction Project Management, Building and Quantity Surveying.
To apply for a Taught Masters postgraduate course at LSBU you need one of the following:
- IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 580 (Paper) or 237 (Computer) or 90 (Internet)
- Licenciado/Título de Ingeniero/Título de Arquitecto, average 6.0-6.9 (old grading system), or 1.5 in new grading system
For Postgraduate Diploma and Masters courses the normal entry qualification is an Honours degree or equivalent. For some Postgraduate Diplomas alternative qualifications are accepted along with relevant work experience. The University considers each application on its merits and is prepared to admit candidates who can demonstrate they have reached the normal entry requirements on the basis of prior experiential learning.
The students will choose with the guidance of the Course Director and/or Personal Tutor a bespoke set of modules for the approval of the Programme Board. The student will be aided in their choice of modules by the Course Director. Modules will need to provide the theoretical basis for the dissertation.
•X3 modules = PgCert
•X6 modules = PgDip
•X6 modules + dissertation = Masters
Students choose modules from a set of parent Masters courses which focus on different aspects of the built environment. They are free to choose which ever modules they like, so long as the Programme Board is confident they have the necessary skills and experience to tackle the modules chosen. Use the following links to the parent courses to see the available modules:
MA Planning, Policy and Practice
MA International Planning
PgDip/PgCert/MA Urban Planning Design
PgDip/PgCert/MA Urban Regeneration
PgDip/MA Housing Studies
MSc International Tourism and Hospitality Management
PgDip/MSc Building Surveying
PgDip/PgCert/MSc Civil Engineering
PgDip/MSc Construction Project Management
PgDip/MSc Property Development and Planning
PgDip/MSc Quantity Surveying
PgDip/MSc Real Estate
The Dissertation is a core module for the award of the MA/MSc. It should be noted that a programme of research methods is incorporated into the module
LSBU is committed to supporting you develop your employability and succeed in getting a job after you have graduated. Your qualification will certainly help, but in a competitive market you also need to work on your employability, and on your career search. Our Employability Service will support you in developing your skills, finding a job, interview techniques, work experience or an internship, and will help you assess what you need to do to get the job you want at the end of your course