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In the Governance of Sustainability programme you will be educated to be a future 'broker' or 'change maker' to improve the quality of governance solutions to major sustainability challenges.

What does this master's programme entail?
In this new programme you will obtain in-depth knowledge of both the governance perspective (social science) and the natural sciences. You will learn how to integrate these perspectives in order to develop and improve the quality of governance solutions to major sustainability challenges such as climate change, loss of biodiversity and the transition to a circular economy. In addition, you will learn a variety of skills required to cope with wicked sustainability problems and to develop oneself into a future 'change agent' in a governance context.

Governance of Sustainability: the right master's programme for you?
Do you want to be an intermediary between the scientific experts, policy makers and politicians in the domain of sustainability? Do you want to tackle sustainability problems by combining your knowledge on natural sciences with your understanding of governance? Are you keen on contributing to the development of governance solutions needed to achieve a sustainable society and contribute to the implementation of these solutions? Then our Governance of Sustainability programme is designed for you.
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locatieLeiden
diplomaMSc
typeregulier, 120 EC
start1 september
taalvolledig English
opleidingsduur2 jaar voltijd
accreditatiesNVAO
croho-code60965
heeft geen numerus fixus
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Waarom aan de Universiteit Leiden?

You will design and execute integrative research projects, combining concepts, theories and research methods of both governance and natural sciences.
You will be confronted with real-life sustainability challenges to make the appropriate connections between the mechanisms and the governance thereof.
Our teaching is aimed at creating a transdisciplinary environment in which you are constantly challenged to combine perspectives, reflect on those and take ownership of your learning process.

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Studieprogramma

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1e jaar The first year is used to create a 'shared language' and to bridge the differences between students related to their various disciplinary backgrounds. To accomplish this, you will be encouraged to share and leverage your specific knowledge with your peers, especially during the (in and outside) class group assignments.
2e jaar In the second year, we challenge you to create the connections and to deal extensively with a more complex real-life situation using the acquired knowledge and transdisciplinary skills.

Onderwijs

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The curriculum of the Governance of Sustainability programme consists of:

Transdisciplnary skills (6 EC)
Thematic courses (48 EC)
Qualitative Research Skills (6 EC)
Quantitative Research Skills (6 EC)
Sustainability Challenge (12 EC)
Electives (12 EC)
Thesis preparation course (6 EC)
Thesis Research Project (24 EC)

Toelating en studiekosten

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startmomenten

1 september 2019
aanmelding deadline : 15 juni 2019
wettelijk tarief : € 2083
niet-EU/EER studenten : € 18300
1 september 2020
aanmelding deadline : 15 juni 2020
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toelatingseisen

aanvullende vakeisen

erkende certificaten

basiskennis

estimated monthly costs

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bedragkostenpost
350kamerhuur in Leidenrond het landelijk gemiddelde
22internet+tv
152boodschappen/kostgeld
32telefoon
117verzekeringen
158collegegeldop basis van € 1906 per jaar
80studieboeken en -spullen
29drinken/snoep/snacks
77uiterlijkkleding, kapper, schoenen
30contributies/abonnementen
132vrije tijdstappen, uit eten, vakantie
42vervoernaast de OV-kaart
45overig

€ 1218totale 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

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27713 studenten aan de Universiteit Leiden
59% daarvan is vrouw
bron: HBO-raad/VSNU

Op kamers in Leiden

31058studenten studerend
12630studenten woonachtig   
€ 350gemiddelde kamerprijs
kamer betaalbaarheid
20 m2gemiddelde kameroppervlak
kamer beschikbaarheid
bron: Nationale Studenten Enquête

Na de studie

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With a degree in Governance of Sustainability you are well prepared for broad array of career prospects in the field of sustainability, both inside and outside academia.
After completing the programme, you are able to analyse complex issues from both natural sciences perspectives and governance perspectives and know how to integrate these perspectives in order to implement solutions in the public domain for a sustainable society. You have acquired a wide variety of skills, including technical tools, governance tools and transferable skills.

Beroepsperspectief / arbeidsmarkt

The programme prepares you for governance and strategic positions at (semi-) government institutions or private sector on sustainability issues and to take leading broker-roles connecting different actors. You can be a change agent on sustainability, through the synthesis of different scientific fields and non-scientific knowledge and insights.
Thus, graduates will contribute to the development of integrated solutions needed to achieve a sustainable society and contribute to the implementation of these solutions.
We conducted a survey with potential (inter)national employees. The vast majority of the respondents (93%) agreed with the following statement: “To tackle issues of sustainability, we need academics who combine scientific knowledge with knowledge of governance, such as public-private cooperation, policy processes, political decision-making, stakeholder analysis and network management.”

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Contact

Studielijn Universiteit Leiden
E: studielijn@leidenuniv.nl
T: +31 (071)5271111
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