University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Environmental History

The purpose of the course is to foster an in-depth appreciation of the interaction between people and their environment in a historical perspective, as well as understanding the limitations placed on humankind by the natural environment; through this course, students examine how people have treated and shaped their environment, and changed and developed their ideas about the natural world over time.

Entry requirements

2.1 (Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or international equivalent) in ecology, history, environmental history, geography, environmental science, geology, environmental management, forest history, landscape ecology; IELTS:6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element); TOEFL IBT:87 with no less than 21 in listening, 22 in reading, 23 in speaking and 21 in writing.

Course modules

Modules include: approaches to landscape; research design; environmental history; landscape ecology and environmental management; cultural geography of English landscape; landscape history of Liguria; landscape in Britain since 1800; past and present environments: key texts, thinkers and issues; critical human geographies.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,010 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 17,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

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