University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Environment, Culture and Communication

This course is concerned with the relationships we hold with our 'wild' environments, and how these evolved. Students develop a knowledge of environmental debates from both cultural and scientific perspectives, and learn to communicate environmental issues using a variety of tools and strategies.

Entry requirements

Applicants require a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, Grade Point Average 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject. For applicants whose 1st language is not English, the University sets a minimum English language proficiency level, being IELTS overall 6.5 score (no sub-test less than 6.0), or equivalent scores in another recognised qualification.

Course modules

Core modules: reading the environment (old and new world romanticisms); environmental communication; writing the environment (modern and contemporary nature writing) environmental politics and society; options; climate change (impacts on ecology); environment, technology and society; environmental ethics and behavioural change; environmental history; folklore and the cultural history of animals; south-west Scotland: image and identity.

Assessment methods

The final summative assessment for the course is a 12,000-15,000 word dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (EU) 24 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (England) 24 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Scotland) 24 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Dumfries Campus Dumfries DG1 4ZL Scotland

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