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What will I learn?

COURSE OVERVIEW

The MSc in Sustainable Engineering Management For International Development is a highly applied course with taught elements and a substantial project deliverable.

You will learn to think rapidly and flexibly, acting decisively in the absence of complete information in order to improve quality of life through engineering solutions.

Most of the world’s construction is located in “developing countries, primarily in the Southern Hemisphere” (UNDP). These environments face challenges from extreme poverty and food shortages to manmade climate change and irreversible loss of biodiversity.

This course aims to make you part of a new generation of practitioners who can address such challenges through practical engineering solutions, building resilience for local communities in the face of rapid urbanisation.

Graduates of this degree at Swansea are well positioned for specialist employment.

Your future could lie in any of the following roles:

  • Control and instrumentation engineer
  • Field service engineer
  • International aid worker
  • International development worker
  • Network engineer
  • Communications adviser
  • Engineering geologist

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

Which department am I in?

Engineering

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£19,600.00 (US$ 22,377) per year
Tuition fees for years of study after your first year are subject to an increase of 3%.

This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

September 2022

Venue

Bay Campus

Fabian Way,

Swansea,

SA1 8EN, Wales

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have: Bachelor with CGPA 3.7 (out of 4.0) is comparable to UK 1st Class; Bachelor with CGPA 3.2 (out of 4.0) is comparable to UK 2.1 standard; Bachelor with CGPA 2.6 (out of 4.0) is comparable to UK 2.2 standard. IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in each part of the test (or equivalent).

For international students

Students will be recruited from a range of backgrounds to fulfill specific roles within the project. They need a minimum of BEng/BSc/BA 2.1 (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline. Students need IELTS 6.5 with 5.5 minimum in each area of assessment (or equivalent SELT).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • The College, Swansea University
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About Swansea University

A dual campus university, Swansea University boasts excellent teaching, research and outstanding student support.

  • Rated in the top 30 UK research universities (REF 2014-21)
  • Awarded gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)
  • UK Top 15 for career prospects (Complete University Guide)
  • Among the top 10 safest places to study in the UK

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