Master of Science in Sustainable Development, Management & Policy

Graduate Programme from MODUL University Dubai

Master of Science in Sustainable Development, Management & Policy

This two-year graduate programme is designed for fresh university graduates and working professionals. It challenges students to consider a wide spectrum of sustainability issues, with special attention given to their often complex interrelationships. Students learn skills needed to design and implement sustainable development strategies on the household, business, city, regional, and national levels.

Guided by expert faculty, students come to understand that effective implementation of sustainability strategies is a fundamental societal, economic, and environmental need.

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Why Choose This Programme:

Courses taught by internationally
recognised experts

Get exposed to emerging eco-friendly conceptual tools & management skills

Learn to anticipate environmental, ecological, economical & social trends through one-of-a-kind coursework

Practice-driven programme prepares graduates for positions in a variety of public, non-profit & private organisations

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MSc at a Glance

Programme Goals

  • Ability to design and implement sustainable development strategies on the household, business, city, regional, and national levels
  • Expose graduates to emerging eco-friendly conceptual tools and management skills
  • Equip graduates with multiple tools of analysis, strategy design, and implementation, evaluation at various levels of scale and governance, and organization management

Duration: 2 years (4 semesters)

Intake: September 2017

Class Schedule: Weekly schedule to accommodate working professionals and fresh graduates

Saturday:           10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday:             6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday:       6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

MSc in Sustainable Development, Management & Policy Alumni in Action

Hani Aridi

MSc in Sustainable Development, Management and Policy Graduate, MODUL University Vienna, 2016

Admission Criteria for Graduate Programme

Admission to the master programme is granted to those individuals who have completed at least the equivalent of a bachelor's or diploma degree with a minimum duration of three years and who can demonstrate aptitude for research and basic knowledge in one or more of the natural or social sciences. Selection will be based upon transcripts of courses taken and grades received at previous universities and other educational organisations.

English Proficiency Test Requirements

All students whose first language is not English must provide proof of their English proficiency level C1 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages through one of the following tests taken within the last two years.

Students must obtain a score of:

  • TOEFL Internet-Based Test (IBT) with a minimum score of 88 points
  • TOEFL Paper-Based Test (PBT) conducted at MUD with a minimum score of 570s
  • IELTS band score 6.5 (no sub-score below 6.0)
  • Cambridge English Certificate (Certificate of Advanced English): C1

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Scholarships & Study Grants

Academic Scholarships*
Programme Coverage High School Grade Continuation to next year
Graduate Programme  25% - First Year 80% and above CGPA greater than or equal to 80%
* Academic Scholarships apply only against eligible curricula. Kindly contact your admissions officer for more information.
Tuition Fee Grants - Graduate Programmes*
Grant Type Coverage Eligibility Criteria
Emiratis Grant 15% - Entire Programme UAE Nationals
Austrian Nationals Grant 15% - Entire Programme Austrian Nationals
Alumni Grant 15% - Entire Programme MODUL University Graduate
Family Grant 15% - Entire Programme Siblings / Spouse
Sports Grant 15% - Entire Programme Participant of a national or international sports team
Advanced Payment Grant 15% - Per Year Advance an entire year’s tuition fee
* Tuition Fee Grants are non-combinable

Why Study at MODUL University Dubai?

Academic track record

Unique opportunity to study in Vienna through MODUL's Rotation Programme

Internationally renowned first-class faculty

State-of-the-art facilities & unprecedented campus life in ONE JLT

Internationally accredited education

Join student clubs, be part of university events & create a community you always wished for

MODUL Graduate Programme at a Glance

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Students enrolled in all degree programmes

Currently enrolled MSc students

Full-time faculty members teach &
research on campus

International MSc student body

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