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Global Sustainable Development

Modules of study in your first year
Term GSD Modules CATS
Term 1 Economic Principles of GSD 15
Term 1 Social Principles of GSD 15
Term 2 Environmental Principles of GSD 15
Term 2 GSD Mini-Project 15
Term External Modules CATS
Term 1 & 2 Any approved modules from across the university 60
Term First Year Certificate  
Term 1 Certificate of Digital Literacy  
Modules of study in your second year
Term GSD Modules CATS
Term 1 & 2 Bodies, Health and Sustainable Development 30
  OR
Term 1 & 2 Food Systems: Security, Sovereignty and Sustainability 30
  AND  
Term 1 & 2 Any approved module with a global sustainable development focus offered by any department 30
Term External Modules CATS
Term 1 & 2 Any approved modules from across the university 60
Term Second Year Certificates  
Term 3 Certificate of Professional Communication with Work Placement  
Term 2 Certificate of Coaching Practice  
Term 3 Certificate of Sustainability  
Modules of study in your second year, if you elect to take a term abroad
Term GSD Modules CATS
Term 1 Bodies, Health and Sustainable Development 15
  OR
Term 1 Food Systems: Security, Sovereignty and Sustainability 15
  AND  
Term 1 Any approved module with a global sustainable development focus offered by any department 15
Term External Modules CATS
Term 1 Choice of two 15 CAT modules from across the university 30

Term 2 is spent abroad; relevant modules taught in Term 2 are offered by the partner institution abroad.

Modules of study in your third and final year
Term GSD Modules CATS
Term 1 & 2 Dissertation / Long Project 30
Term 1 & 2 Any approved modules with a global sustainable development focus. 30
Term External Modules CATS
Term 1 & 2 Any approved modules from across the university 60

What if you could study Global Sustainable Development?

The BASc in Global Sustainable Development is unique to Warwick University. Building upon the success of the existing joint degree courses and taking account of feedback received from current and prospective students, this new course allows you to study in-depth the issues around Global Sustainable Development that concern you most.

You will study the same core modules as on the existing joint degree courses and can structure the remaining part of each year of the course yourself by choosing modules from the range of those offered by the Global Sustainable Development (GSD) team and modules provided by other departments around the University which have a Global Sustainable Development focus.

So, if you are not wedded to the study of a ‘traditional’ academic subject, if you are interested in the world’s problems and want to learn more about them, if you want to make a difference to the world, if you are flexible and adaptable and able to consider global issues from different perspectives and understand their complexity, if you can think creatively about potential solutions then our new course is ideal.

Course Overview