Climate Futures: Science, Society and Politics MSc

Gain a holistic understanding of the climate crisis with our new Masters degree, which delivers the scientific, social and political approaches you need to respond to the challenges of climate change.

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School of Politics and International Studies - Masters

Masters courses

Our Masters degrees allow you to deepen your knowledge of a subject, enhance your career opportunities or take a new direction. They also provide a great basis for a research degree should you wish to explore your subject further.

We also work closely with the School of Earth and Environment to deliver our new, cross-disciplinary programme:

Your career

Developing your knowledge and skills with a postgraduate degree can broaden your academic and professional horizons. Our careers support will also help you find and prepare for a vibrant future.

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most targeted university by the UK’s top graduate employers

High Fliers report, The Graduate Market in 2023

James Jennion
Student | MA International Relations
“Aside from its academic prestige, Leeds is a holistic university with opportunities and activities that will appeal to anybody. On my course there’s the ideal mix of theory and practical case study work, which helps make sense of the world.”

Studying with us

Our programmes are designed with your learning experience in mind, and draw on our research expertise so you benefit from teaching informed by the latest research findings.

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Top 20

in the world for development studies

QS World University Rankings, 2023

Ummu Ulfah Hanifah
Student | MA Global Development and Education
“I am part of Intercultural Ambassadors Programme, which brings together students from around the globe to promote diversity outside and inside the campus. My tutors actively engage with local and international development projects.”