This 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. In keeping with the ethos of the course, it is delivered via distance learning to minimise its environmental impact. The course can be studied from anywhere in the world, supported by a high quality virtual learning environment. You will be supported by electronic communication with staff and researchers at BU, and will also interact with other students as members of a virtual learning community. The course includes the option to undertake either a research project, or an extended professional placement involving implementation of a practical project in a workplace environment.
A good Honours degree, 2.2 or above in a relevant subject area or equivalent professional experience. Relevant subjects include geography, ecology, environmental science, economics, psychology, sociology.
Core units: Biodiversity and ecosystem services; carbon management; environmental law and social justice; frontiers of sustainability science; green technology and renewable energy; sustainable development in practice. Options (choose 1): research project; extended professional placement.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 5,000 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 5,000 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 5,000 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Distance learning||-||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Talbot Campus||Poole||BH12 5BB||South West|