Bournemouth University

Green Economy

The development of a green economy, or an economy that is environmentally sustainable, has become a political and socio-economic imperative. Key drivers include the need to reduce carbon emissions to minimise the risk of climate change, overexploitation of resources and widespread environmental degradation, which is eroding the natural capital on which human wellbeing depends. The transition to a green economy represents a substantial challenge to society, particularly in the current era of rapid environmental and socio-economic change. This green economy course seeks to provide the scientific understanding on which the transition to a green economy can be based, including the principles of environmental sustainability and the societal responses required to implement these in practice.

Entry requirements

MSc: A Bachelors Honours degree, 2:2 or above or equivalent in a required subject area and/or relevant comprehensive professional experience. Required subjects being: Geography, Ecology, Environmental Science, Economics, Politics, Psychology or Sociology If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component of writing, speaking, listening and reading.

Course modules

Core units: Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services - Carbon Management - Environmental Law & Social Justice - Frontiers of Sustainability Science - Green technology & Renewable Energy - Sustainable Development in Practice. Option units, choose one: Research Project - Extended Professional Placement (Please note that option units require minimum numbers in order to run and may change from year to year.)

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning (full-time) September 2019 5,240 per Whole course (England) 1 Years
MSc Distance learning (full-time) September 2019 5,240 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 1 Years
MSc Distance learning (full-time) September 2019 5,240 per Whole course (EU) 1 Years
MSc Distance learning (full-time) September 2019 5,240 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Distance learning (full-time) September 2019 5,240 per Whole course (International) 1 Years
MSc Distance learning (full-time) September 2019 5,240 per Whole course (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Distance learning (full-time) September 2019 5,240 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Distance learning (part-time) September 2019 5,240 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 Years
MSc Distance learning (part-time) September 2019 5,240 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
MSc Distance learning (part-time) September 2019 5,240 per Whole course (International) 2 Years
MSc Distance learning (part-time) September 2019 5,240 per Whole course (Wales) 2 Years
MSc Distance learning (part-time) September 2019 5,240 per Whole course (EU) 2 Years
MSc Distance learning (part-time) September 2019 5,240 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 2 Years
MSc Distance learning (part-time) September 2019 5,240 per Whole course (England) 2 Years
MSc Distance learning (part-time) January 2020 5,240 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 1 Years
MSc Distance learning (part-time) January 2020 5,240 per Whole course (EU) 1 Years
MSc Distance learning (part-time) January 2020 5,240 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Distance learning (part-time) January 2020 5,240 per Whole course (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Distance learning (part-time) January 2020 5,240 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Distance learning (part-time) January 2020 5,240 per Whole course (England) 1 Years
MSc Distance learning (part-time) January 2020 5,240 per Whole course (International) 1 Years
MSc Distance learning (part-time) January 2020 5,240 per Whole course (England) 2 Years
MSc Distance learning (part-time) January 2020 5,240 per Whole course (Wales) 2 Years
MSc Distance learning (part-time) January 2020 5,240 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 2 Years
MSc Distance learning (part-time) January 2020 5,240 per Whole course (International) 2 Years
MSc Distance learning (part-time) January 2020 5,240 per Whole course (EU) 2 Years
MSc Distance learning (part-time) January 2020 5,240 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
MSc Distance learning (part-time) January 2020 5,240 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site BH12 5BB South West

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