Who is the course for?
Our programme is uniquely suited to those wishing to become (or strengthen their abilities as) global transition leaders in their respective areas of interest. Such leaders have an understanding of complex global problems and innovative approaches to addressing these. We aim to serve young professionals working transnationally in the impact sector, and expect around 30% of the course cohort to be made up of social and ecological entrepreneurs. However, we also aim to construct individualized tailored programmes to best match the broad range of skills and backgrounds that our applicants bring to the course with their objectives.
How long is the course?
1 year (full time). Part-time flexible options are also available.
What type of career will the course equip me for?
We envisage course graduates pursuing a broad range of careers across social enterprise, business, policy, entrepreneurship and development. We also welcome informal discussions around student’s individual career objectives and how the course might be tailored to help them achieve these.
What qualifications do I need?
To apply for the MSc in Global Prosperity, students should have a UK Bachelors degree in any subject with a First or Upper Second Class Honours, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. In addition, applications should demonstrate motivation and commitment to engage with complex global challenges and collective problem-solving across a range of disciplines. We would like to find out from our potential candidates what attracts them to the programme, how their background matches its requirements, and where they see their future career leading. In short, what are their goals and ambitions, and how can we support them in reaching those?
What are the language requirements for the course?
Students will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency in order to be able to follow the demanding course programme.
How much are course fees for the MSc in Global Prosperity?
Full-time tuition fees are £12,840 for UK Students and £20,740 for Overseas Students
Are there financing and scholarship options available?
Yes, there are various opportunities available for full and partial funding available to course applicants. Information about scholarships can be found here. In addition, we would encourage students to apply in the first instance and work with the IGP as we will strive to support students in helping them identify and pursue further funding options. We are also working on creating further IGP-specific scholarships in the near future, so would welcome informal enquiries and discussions to identify your individual needs and find out how we can best facilitate your application. Please contact us through the website form in the first instance.
What is the application deadline?
Candidates should apply by 12 August 2016 (2 September 2016 for part-time students). We encourage you to apply as early as possible, however, specially if you’re looking to explore financing and scholarship options which might have earlier deadlines, and for which we can only consider current applicants.