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Institute for Global Sustainable Development

The Institute for Global Sustainable Development is a recently established research initiative at the University of Warwick with the mission of being a hub for transdisciplinary research on global sustainable development, i.e. research that crosses disciplinary borders and includes non-academic stakeholder communities to achieve effective sustainable development impact.

The Institute will facilitate connections between researchers from a wide spectrum of disciplines in social science, humanities and natural sciences to catalyse social, economic and environmental change across the world, acting as a focal point for world-class research with transformative impact.

Professor João Porto de Albuquerque is Director of the Institute of Global Sustainable Development.

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BASc Global Sustainable Development

Warwick's BASc in Global Sustainable Development takes an interdisciplinary approach to examining global issues, looking at the different solutions offered, their implications, limitations and interconnectivity.

As part of this degree, you will be able to work with others studying different disciplines to explore the environmental, social and economic aspects of an issue, and develop your own independent research project focusing on the issues that interest you most.

The degree structure includes a comprehensive research methods training programme that is fully integrated into the course.

You can choose to spend part of your second year overseas at one of our partner institutions, including a leading university in Australia.

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Key contacts

Professor Cathia Jenainati, Academic Director for Global Sustainable Development

C dot Jenainati at warwick dot ac dot uk