The first time I recognised the magnitude of my passion for sustainable development was when my family visited the waste-site Smokey Mountain in Manila, Philippines. Smokey Mountain is a two million metric tonnes waste mountain and home for about Experiencing the immense volumes of waste and the appalling living standards of its inhabitants had a tremendous impact on me and helped me realize the necessity of resolving the imminent issue of waste. Upon entering the International Baccalaureate Programme, choosing both Biology and Chemistry Higher Level was therefore an obvious choice.
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MSc Sustainable Energy Futures | Study | Imperial College London
All applicants: 15 July for the following winter semester All applicants: 15 January for the following summer semester. Cooperation in the development sector has been considered a key instrument in the field of international relations for reducing the still existing gap between many countries of the southern and northern hemispheres. Poverty is directly related to gender inequality, ill-equipped healthcare systems, inefficient education systems, global environmental problems, and starvation amongst a host of other factors. While more effective and efficient development policies are certainly needed, highly qualified professionals with a broad understanding of those spheres are also needed by international organisations in order to build up and implement these policies. The Master's programme in Sustainable Development Management incorporates and interlinks different knowledge areas including economics, politics, and project management in order to provide our students with the broad perspective necessary for the field of sustainable development. Furthermore, it delivers the required skills not only to successfully design, set-up, and implement development projects, but also to critically evaluate existing projects, making our students highly valuable assets for employers both in the public and the private sector. The goal of this programme is to train future professionals for a more sustainable and peaceful development of humanity.
MSc Sustainable Energy Futures
Get an insight into what life at Imperial is really like, written by the people who know it best, our students. This course provides a grounding in the major features of global energy issues, sustainable energy technologies, and their interactions with economics, the environment and policy. Taking a quantitative approach to the study of technology and systems, the MSc attracts students with engineering and physical science backgrounds, although not exclusively. It will also appeal to those with post-degree experience who wish to gain a broader, more strategic perspective on energy issues.
Highlighting project experience and proving you have the skills employers want can help your CV stand out. Looking for a job in the environment sector? Browse Guardian Jobs and find the perfect role to suit you. Offering a wide range of roles for graduates and career changers, the environment and sustainability sector is also relatively buoyant. The IEMA Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment explains on its website: "Even industries not previously aligned with environmental principles are now required to employ environmentally knowledgeable professionals