University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Sustainability and Environmental Studies

This course provides students with knowledge of major environmental issues and understand the methods in which environmental considerations and climate change are used in development and planning decisions.

Entry requirements

MSc: 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree in any discipline, or equivalent: PgDip: a wider range of qualifications are considered including successful completion of open access classes.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: principles of sustainable development; applied strategic environmental assessment; research methods and participatory approaches; international environmental policy; optional modules; environmental impact assessment; ecology, biodiversity and sustainability; pollution and rehabilitation of degraded ecosystems; UK and EU environmental law; environmental economics; environmental management systems; energy resources and policy; environmental modelling; water and environmental management; solid waste issues business strategy and the environment; air pollution control; spatial query and analysis using GIS; science, technology and innovation policy; transport, development and sustainability.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Sponsorship information

The Department of Civil Engineering/David Livingstone Centre for Sustainability at the University of Strathclyde offers fees-only Excellence Awards to UK/EU students; in addition, £1,000 Excellence Awards for overseas students are also available; the awards are allocated based on the quality of the student but applying early increases the chances of successful allocation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,400 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (England) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Strathclyde Glasgow G1 1XQ Scotland

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