University of Edinburgh
The environmental sustainability of society is the major challenge facing humanity in the 21st century and an increasingly important issue for international policy, public agencies and other organisations. In this programme, students are encouraged to think across different disciplines, providing the opportunity to blend scientific, socio-economic and policy perspectives for a stronger understanding of sustainability and how it can be achieved.
A UK 2.1 degree (or its international equivalent) in a biological, environmental or physical science, geography, social science, economics or other relevant subject. English language requirements: IELTS 7.0 (with no score lower than 6.0 in each section); TOEFL-iBT: Total 100 (with no score lower than 20 in each section). A degree from an English speaking university may be accepted in some circumstances.
Core courses: principles of environmental sustainability; case studies in sustainable development; dissertation. Suggested option courses may include: Atmospheric quality and global change; development (principles and practices); ecosystem services 1 (ecosystem dynamics and functions); energy and society; energy policy and politics; environmental impact assessment; forests and environment; foundations in ecological economics; global environmental politics; human dimensions of environmental change and sustainability; integrated resource management; marine systems and policies; participation in policy and planning; political ecology; project appraisal; sustainability of food production; understanding environment and development; values and the environment; waste reduction and recycling.
Environmental Sustainability has historically secured several �5,000 Head of School Scholarships.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 9,650 per Academic year (home fees)||9 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 21,350 per Academic year (overseas fees)||9 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 9,650 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 21,350 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 9,650 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses))||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 9,650 per Academic year (EU fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 4,825 per Academic year (home fees)||24 months|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 10,675 per Academic year (overseas fees)||24 months|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 3,220 per Academic year (home fees)||36 months|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 7,120 per Academic year (overseas fees)||36 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Edinburgh||Edinburgh||EH8 9JU||Scotland|
MSc Programme Secretary
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