University of Kent
Environmental Social Science
This interdisciplinary programme introduces our students to social science perspectives on environmental issues. It draws on sociology, politics, social policy, anthropology and law. The dissertation is a chance for the students to make a specialised study of a topic that interests them, and we encourage first-hand research. The programme is suitable for graduates with a wide range of 1st degrees.
A good honours degree in a relevant subject or equivalent vocational experience.
Social science perspectives on environmental issues; design, philosophy and ethics of social inquiry; 4 optional modules including: environmental anthropology; environmental politics; ethnobiological knowledge systems; tourism and conservation; risk and society; various options in environmental law and environmental social sciences; dissertation of 15,000 words.
The programme is assessed by coursework (normally 1 5,000 word essay per module) and the dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 4,950 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 12,030 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 2,475 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 6,030 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Canterbury Campus||Canterbury||CT2 7NZ||South East|
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