UCL Institute for Global Prosperity



At UCL Institute for Global Prosperity we’re redesigning prosperity for the 21st century, and we invite you to join us. Drawing from diverse disciplines such as economics, social sciences, sustainability, business, and innovation, we give students a holistic tool-kit ready to address global challenges in careers in government, business and the third sector.

Our vision is to build a prosperous, sustainable global future underpinned by fairness and social justice and a long-term vision of humanity’s place in the world. If this challenge intellectually excites you, studying with us could help kick-start your career as a future change maker.

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Global Prosperity MSc

Global Prosperity MSc takes you to the heart of how to think about prosperity, offering a new approach to understanding and influencing the economies of the world and how they impact on people.

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Prosperity, People and Planet MSc

Prosperity, People and Planet MSc equips the next generation of change makers with the knowledge and skills to create sustainable prosperity for humanity and the rest of nature.

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Prosperity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship MSc

The Prosperity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship MSc embraces critical and progressive perspectives for understanding and advancing transformative entrepreneurship, social innovation and societal impact.

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Global Prosperity MPhil/PhD

The Global Prosperity PhD is a self-directed research programme facilitated by the IGP and its collaborators.

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Social Macroeconomics PhD Scheme

We've launched a new Social Macroeconomics PhD Scheme and scholarship to advance research on new approaches to the economy and the development of a new economic paradigm.

Meet us at our open days

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Speak to our course teams, students and alumni about studying at the UCL Institute for Global Prosperity by joining our in-person and virtual open days.

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Find funding and scholarship opportunities

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A range of financial awards are available to assist prospective and current students in undertaking their studies with us. Explore opportunities you may be eligible for from our university as well as external organisations.

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Student and alumni experiences

What is it like to study with us? Read the experiences shared by our students and alumni and discover how their degrees have shaped their careers.

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Studying at UCL Institute for Global Prosperity

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