Royal Holloway University of London

Practicing Sustainable Development (Information and Communication Technologies for Development) (MSc/PGDip)

Sustainable development, or development that balances economic, social, and environmental aspects, is one of the greatest challenges of our time, and Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) can be powerful tools in helping to achieve this.

The ICT for Development (ICT4D) specialism is a strand within the established and highly successful MSc Practising Sustainable Development. It is offered jointly by the Politics, Development, and Sustainability (PDS) Group and the UNESCO Chair/Centre in ICT4D at Royal Holloway, University of London.

This ICT4D Masters’s strand takes a global perspective on sustainable development and the role of ICTs; placed at the interface of research and practice, it is designed for those who want to launch or further their careers as development practitioners or scholars. It combines cutting-edge teaching on ICT4D with rigorous training in the broader field of sustainable development, to provide a well-rounded perspective on current and future development challenges. This degree extends knowledge, develops key skills, and optimizes career prospects.


Liz Hamilton and Karen Oliver, Postgraduate Administrators
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Jackie Marty, Senior Faculty, Administrator Media Arts  
Address: Royal Holloway, University of London Egham Surrey TW20 0EX
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