University of Edinburgh
Soils and Sustainability
This programme aims to introduce students to the concepts of soil for the 21st century and is suitable for students wishing to pursue a career in land-based management or environmental protection.
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: soil protection and management; soil science concepts and application; dissertation. Suggested option courses may include: Analysing the environment; analysing the environment study tour; atmospheric quality and global change; culture, ethics and environment; development (principles and practices); ecosystem services 1 (ecosystem dynamics and functions); ecosystem services 2 (ecosystem values and management); environmental impact assessment; frameworks to assess food security; human dimensions of environmental change and sustainability; integrated resource management; interrelationships in food systems; land use/environmental interactions; participation in policy and planning; principles of environmental sustainability; principles of geographical information science; project appraisal; spatial modelling; sustainability of food production.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|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||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
0131 535 4000