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M.Sc. Online

Green Economy

Bournemouth University

12 months
Duration
5505 GBP/year
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About

This distance learning course provides the scientific and interdisciplinary insight into the challenges a transition to a green economy represents and how to address them. The development of a green economy is a political and socio-economic imperative.

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Overview

Why study MSc Green Economy at BU?

  • Enjoy the flexibility of a distance learning course, which allows you to undertake a work-based project instead of a research project to support your dissertation 
  • You will develop your knowledge of ecology, geography, social science, psychology and technology in this multidimensional course 
  • Understand the challenges of reducing carbon emissions, overexploitation of resources and widespread environmental degradation, which pose a danger to human wellbeing 
  • Acquire the scientific understanding on which the transition to a green economy can be based, including the principles of environmental sustainability and the societal responses required to implement these in practice 
  • Profit from our expert academics and their knowledge of sustainability and tools that inform environmental practice and policy implementation. 

Careers

Upon completion of this course you will enjoy a wide range of career opportunities, as an increasing number of organisations are taking an active interest in the green economy. Not only will this course equip you with subject expertise, but you will have a practical understanding of how to apply that knowledge to make a difference to businesses. This will give you extra marketability in the professional arena, providing you with a route into a successful and rewarding career.

Accreditation

This course is accredited by IEMA.  This means as a student on Green Economy you will simultaneously receive free student membership at IEMA. Once you graduate you will also become a GradIEMA professional membership.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services
  • Carbon Management
  • Environmental Law & Social Justice
  • Frontiers of Sustainability Science
  • Green technology & Renewable Energy
  • Sustainable Development in Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There is no application deadline for this course. However, if you will need a visa, think carefully about the length of time it will take for your visa application to be processed.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in a required subject. Required subjects: 

  • Geography
  • Ecology
  • Environmental Science
  • Economics
  • Politics
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
Applicants without a required subject may be considered if they have relevant professional experience.

Tuition Fee

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    5505 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 5505 GBP per year during 12 months.

Fees shown are for 2022/23 entry, please visit the BU website for more information about fees.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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