Keele University

Keele University

Climate Change Studies

his course draws on both natural and social sciences to set these social, ethical and political challenges in context. Core modules cover international agreements, national regulation and policymaking, NGO campaigns, and grassroots activism. Formal and informal responses to climate change are examined from economic, business, scientific, governmental, and civil society perspectives. Students develop an in-depth understanding of the complex relationships between climate politics and related areas of concern such as peak oil, resource depletion, biodiversity, gender, food sovereignty, and environmental security.

Entry requirements

In order to apply you must have a 1st degree (UK second-class honours degree or equivalent or above). Where English is not a 1st language, proof of English language competence will be required (IELTS 6.5 or equivalent, with a minimum of 6 in each sub-test).

Course modules

Modules include: dimensions of environmental politics (core); environmental diplomacy; EU and the global commons; green political theory; US environmental politics and policy; environmental movements North and South; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Each module is assessed by a coursework essay plus a range of skills-training exercises. Students demonstrating an outstanding level of work will receive their degree with distinction.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 4,700 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 12,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 2,585 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Keele Campus Keele ST5 5BG West Midlands

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