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Centre for Development, Environment and Policy ("CeDEP"), is a research and teaching centre based in the Department of Development Studies at SOAS University of London. Its teaching programmes are part of the University of London International Programmes, offering distance learning postgraduate qualifications in the subject areas of climate change, sustainability and development. CeDEP's research covers the regions of Asia, Africa and the Middle East placing emphasis on the need for informed professionals with inter-disciplinary skills and understanding to effectively tackle environmental issues, poverty, including their ethical, political, economic, social and technical dimensions. The role of distance learning is highlighted within CeDEP not only as a mode of teaching in the subject areas of climate change and sustainable development, but also as a tool for development keeping in mind that CeDEP's research interests are best addressed and tackled by researchers and students placed in the physical field of their studies in various regions around the world. In addition, CeDEP hosts researchers and candidates for PhD degrees.
The Centre for Development, Environment and Policy (CeDEP) has a 27-year history of distance and online learning, and was originally part of the University of London’s Wye College, then later becoming part of Imperial College, and more recently SOAS. The Centre specialises in research into climate change, sustainable development, poverty and justice.
The CeDEP programmes of study are widely based on the outcome of CeDEP's research which is widely applied on a national and international level. The following Master's programme are based on these research areas:
The CeDEP's academic staff undertakes research and supports international PhD students.The areas covered by research are divided into main streams: