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Focus on sustainability science, policy and society and especially in sustainability assessment, through an interdisciplinary curriculum in an international ambience in 1 year.

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locatieMaastricht
diplomaMSc
typeregulier, 60 EC
start1 september
taalvolledig English
opleidingsduur12 maanden voltijd
accreditatiesNVAO
croho-code69315
numerus fixusnee
honoursnee
The one-year MSc programme in Sustainability Science, Policy and Societyhas a unique character. It has an integrative and interdisciplinary approach which is embedded in an international context. It focuses on methods and tools for integrated knowledge production and sustainability assessment for policy making. The Master SSPS is an intensive programme where students acquire knowledge and skills to deal with one of the world's most relevant and complex questions: how can we balance ecological, economic, and social developments for our present and future well-being? The ambition of this Master programme is that students learn to cope with sustainability challenges from an integrated perspective.

Studieprogramma

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opbouwStudents will connect persistent sustainability problems with scientific theories and methods, and discuss what role science can play in a transition towards a more sustainable society.

Students learn to analyse sustainability problems and challenges from an assessment, innovation, and governance perspective. Methodologies of sustainability assessment, social innovation and transitions, and new forms of governance are addressed in the programme.

Master thesis and skills training.
periode
Research approaches and Methods
Sustainable Development
Innovation for Sustainable Development
Sustainability, Law and the Environment
Governance for Sustainable Development
Sustainability Science
Methodology for Sustainability Assessment
Integrated Sustainability Project
Skills Courses
Thesis Research Proposal
Thesis Research and Writing

Onderwijs

taal van onderwijs100% en
onderwijsopzet50% zelfstudie
30% theorie
20% praktijk
avondonderwijsn.v.t.
afstandsonderwijsn.v.t.
onderwijsvormen
case study, literature study, oral presentation, research, research project, excursion, research proposal, tutorial, lecture, working group, group assignment, portfolio, workshop, group discussion, poster presentation, self evaluation, individual assignment, self study, project, seminar
objectives
The aim of the Master SSPS is to ensure that students become sustainability professionals, who:
  • have the competences to recognise, analyse, and respond to sustainability challenges
  • can design, conduct and evaluate sustainability assessments in collaboration with other disciplines and stakeholders and understand

how it is/can be used in policy making
  • operate at the interface of science, policy and society and provide others with expertise on how to go forward in a sustainable manner

Toelating en kosten

startmomenten

1 september 2019

aanmelding deadline : 1 juli 2019
wettelijk tarief : € 2083 (€1042 in het eerste jaar)
instellingstarief : € 13800
niet-EU/EER studenten : € 13800

1 september 2020

aanmelding deadline : 1 juli 2020
collegegeld nog niet bekend

toelaatbare profielen
toelatingseisen

taaltoets
Language tests, obtained within the last two years, are required for applicants. Native English speakers and students who had English as the language of instruction for their bachelor or master degree are exempted. Applicants need to proof their English proficiency by submitting one of the following language tests:

  • IELTS score of 7.0
  • TOEFL score of 100 (internet-based) or 600 (paper-based)
  • Cambridge Proficiency Certificate (grade A, B, C); or Cambridge Advanced Certificate (grade A,B+).

reference letter

motivatiebrief

studie kosten
bron: Maastricht University
bedrag kostenpost
€ 450levensonderhoud
€ 304visa/permitvoor de gehele opleiding
€ 350
inbegrepen in collegegeld
examination
registration fee

estimated monthly costs

bron: Nibud
bedragkostenpost
308kamerhuur in Maastrichtrond het landelijk gemiddelde
22internet+tv
152boodschappen/kostgeld
32telefoon
117verzekeringen
172collegegeldop basis van € 2060 per jaar
80studieboeken en -spullen
29drinken/snoep/snacks
77uiterlijkkleding, kapper, schoenen
30contributies/abonnementen
132vrije tijdstappen, uit eten, vakantie
42vervoernaast de OV-kaart
45overig

€ 1176totale maandelijkse uitgaven landelijk gemiddelde is € 1181
Hiernaast staat een overzicht van de gemiddelde kosten die een uitwonende student heeft. Niet iedere student heeft met iedere kostenpost te maken. Het totaalgemiddelde is dus niet gelijk aan de optelsom van alle kostenposten.

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Studenten en studentenleven

studentaantallen

59 studenten volgen deze opleiding
73% daarvan is vrouw
49 eerstejaars gestart in 2018
78% daarvan is vrouw
16600 studenten aan de Maastricht University
60% daarvan is vrouw
bron: StudieData

Op kamers in Maastricht

20231studenten studerend
9323studenten woonachtig   
€ 308gemiddelde kamerprijs
kamer betaalbaarheid
24 m2gemiddelde kameroppervlak
kamer beschikbaarheid
bron: Nationale Studenten Enquête

Feiten en / studie in cijfers

studentoordelen

bron: Nationale Studenten Enquete
deze
opleiding
landelijk
algemeen oordeel3.93.9
inhoud3.83.8
docenten3.73.7
studiefaciliteiten3.83.8
studielast3.63.6
studiebegeleiding3.63.6
De Nationale Studenten Enquete is het grootschalige onderzoek van de overheid onder studenten in Nederland naar de kwaliteit van opleidingen aan hogescholen en universiteiten.
In 2017 hebben meer dan 280.000 studenten hun oordeel gegeven over hun studie en instelling.

Sustainability Science and Policy aan de Maastricht University is beoordeeld door 35 respondenten. Gemiddeld waarderen ze de opleiding met 3.9 uit 5.

Na de studie

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Master graduates may fullfill a coordinating and integrating role in the analysis of sustainability issues by crossing boundaries and building bridges between disciplines, domains, sectors and actors. Graduates find positions in (non)-governmental, and business organizations. They fulfill functions such as policy-maker, sustainability coordinator, analyst of strategic policy and strategies, and consultant in sustainability issues. Some might consider a scientific career through a PhD-track.

Contact

Saskia Jamin

Student Affairs Officer

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