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University of Dundee

Sustainability and the Green Economy

On this course, students develop their ability to analyse, evaluate and critically review theory and policy debates relating to sustainability and to to draw on international perspectives and examples of best practice in relation to methods of evaluation and assessment of sustainability. They design and plan interventions for creating change to promote greater sustainability across different scales, and design and undertake a substantial independent research project to address significant areas of theory and/or practice.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree, equivalent to UK standards, preferably at Upper 2nd Class or above. IELTS of 6.5 (or equivalent) if 1st language is not English.

Course modules

Each of the 5 pathways contains a common core comprising 'principles of sustainability' and 'transformation for sustainability', along with the 'research training' module. Each named pathway then comprises a specialised core module and then options drawn from a wide range of electives. All 5 pathways feature a 60-credit individual research project, the weighting of which reflects the importance of independent investigation and permitting students to develop expertise in their chosen area through effectively 4 months of dedicated research.

Assessment methods

Assessment follows a variety of styles including individual essays and practical assignments along with formal written examinations; to group exercises and peer group assessment.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,950 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

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