University of the Highlands and Islands
Sustainable Rural Development
This course explores social, environmental, economic and professional development, and community engagement issues in the context of managing rural development.
An Honours degree or ordinary degree in a relevant subject. Postgraduate diploma or professional qualification in a relevant subject. Other qualifications will be considered if accompanied by a minimum of 3 years' relevant professional experience. A bridging module is available to people with substantial professional experience, but no undergraduate degree.
It is possible to study individual modules for personal or professional development, or work towards the PgCert, PgDip or full Masters degree PgCert: Local economic development; developing communities; people and nature. PgDip: biodiversity management; developing potential through placement; environmental and social issues in mountain areas; field studies; policy analysis; research methods and techniques; sustainable tourism; sustainable land use and renewable energy in rural Scotland; sustainable development.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Online study||£ 520 per Credit module (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Online study||£ 780 per Credit module (overseas fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Online study||£ 650 per Credit module (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses))||2 years|
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