University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Environmental Science, Technology and Society

This course examines the social, political and cultural implications of environmental science and technology. Students learn to assess scientific and technological innovations as potential solutions to environmental issues.

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. Candidates should have a prior degree in science, engineering, social science or humanities. 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: environment, technology and society; environmental politics and society; environmental ethics and behavioural change; environmental communication; environmental history; dissertation; options; sustainable energy technologies; climate, carbon and change; climate change (impacts on ecology); theory and principles of sustainability; writing the environment (old and new world romanticisms); reading the environment (modern and contemporary nature writing).

Qualifications

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

Campus details

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

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