University of Edinburgh
This programme aims to enhance students' comprehension of the ecosystem processes that support us and other life forms. It also provides an intellectual basis for evaluating the contribution of ecosystems to human well-being, using tools from economics and the social sciences.
A UK 2.1 degree, or its international equivalent. 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: ecosystem services 1 (ecosystem dynamics and functions); analysing the environment; ecosystem services 2 (ecosystem values and management); analysing the environment study tour; research project in ecosystem services. Suggested option courses may include: Applications in ecological economics; climate change and corporate strategy; encountering cities; energy and society; environmental geochemistry; environmental impact assessment; forests and environment; foundations in ecological economics; frameworks to assess food security; fundamentals for remote sensing; human dimensions of environmental change and sustainability; integrated resource management; integrated resource planning; introduction to radar remote sensing; land use/environmental interactions; marine systems and policies; novel strategies for carbon storage in soil; participation in policy and planning; political ecology; principles of environmental sustainability; principles of geographical information science; research skills in the social sciences (data collection); soil protection and management; soil science concepts and application; sustainability of food production; understanding environment and development; values and the environment; waste reduction and recycling; water resource management.
Ecosystem Services has historically secured several Scottish Funding Council Full Fee Scholarships as well as �5,000 Head of School Scholarships.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 9,650 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 21,350 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 9,650 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses))||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 9,650 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|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|
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