Sustainability, Planning and Environmental Policy
The course is developed for people who wish to gain expertise on contemporary sustainability issues. Students gain insights into the ways in which problems are defined, and the scope for applying cutting-edge policy and planning solutions to the environmental challenges faced by government, business and regulatory bodies. The course links together theoretical debates about sustainability at different spatial scales with the practical dimensions of policy formulation and implementation.
A 1st or 2nd Class UK Honours degree in an appropriate subject, such as geography, sociology, politics, or economics, and/or appropriate professional qualifications. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
Core modules include: Environmental policy and climate change; planning for sustainability; researching sustainability; theories and principles of sustainable development. Optional modules include: Environmental behaviours (citizens, consumers and communities); environmental management; local food and sustainable development; regeneration, housing and sustainable communities; sustainable transport; urban and regional regeneration in practice.
Assessment methods include dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,350 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 15,000 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 3,175 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 7,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Cathays Park Campus||Cardiff||CF10 3AT||Wales|
029 2087 6684