12 months
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25000 GBP/year
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About

The Sustainable Futures programme at The University of Exeter seeks to produce a new generation of researchers who can address the pressing social issues of sustainability in the face of a growing global population.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

  • Through a broad interdisciplinary approach, gain an understanding of the economics, law, politics and psychology of sustainability, as well as the geography and demographics of those affected.
  • Prepare for a career as a professional researcher in either academic or non-academic environments, with core training in interdisciplinary social scientific philosophy, epistemology, methodology and analysis.
  • Apply concepts and skills developed to specific, contemporary topics of enquiry in sustainable futures.
  • Study at the Penryn Campus in Cornwall: a living laboratory with a diverse range of marine and terrestrial habitats, a wealth of natural resources, and creative and resilient communities.

Careers

The Sustainable Futures programme at The University of Exeter  is designed to prepare you for a career as a professional researcher in either academic or non-academic environments. The programme sets the core training in inter-disciplinary social scientific philosophy, epistemology, methodology and analysis within a contemporary context, allowing you to apply the wider concepts and skills introduced in the broader social scientific setting to specific topics of inquiry in environment and energy.

The University of Exeter has an excellent reputation with graduate recruiters and our students and graduates compete very successfully in the employment market. We have a dedicated, award-winning Careers Service offering careers training, events, advice and mentoring to ensure you have the tools you need to succeed in finding employment in your chosen field.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Interdisciplinary Research Design
  • Dissertation in Sustainable Futures
  • Contemporary Debates in Sustainable Futures
  • Transdisciplinary Methods for Sustainability Science
  • Literature Review in Life and Environmental Sciences
  • Statistical Modelling

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Whilst we don’t have a formal deadline for application, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. We close to applications wishing to join us for study in 2022/2023 on Friday 16 September. We advise international applicants to submit a complete application by mid-July.

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants are considered individually on merit although we usually require a 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13000 GBP per year during 12 months.

UK fees per year:

£6,500 part-time

International fees per year:

£12,500 part-time

Living costs for Exeter

649 - 1087 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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.

Our partners

Sustainable Futures
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