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Sustainability and Environmental Studies

University of Strathclyde

M.Sc. On Campus Online
12 months
Duration
21850 GBP/year
8850 GBP/year
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About

This Sustainability and Environmental Studies at University of Strathclyde offers a cross-disciplinary approach to the study of environmental management, policy, the circular economy, sustainability and sustainable development in both developed and developing countries.

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Overview

You'll understand the methods in which environmental considerations and climate change are used in development and planning decisions. You'll be expected to probe, for example, strategies and policy options for achieving sustainable development without increasing the ecological footprint of economic activities.

Careers

After graduation, many of our graduates get an Associate membership of IEMA (Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment) by doing the online exam. Becoming an Associate member of IEMA allows you to use the AIEMA suffix after your name — a way to prove to employers, clients and colleagues that you’re on the great career path that the MSc has given you.

Most of our students also become members of the IAIA (International Association for Impact Assessment) as the University offers a bulk discount membership for students. The IAIA launched IAIA Work Experience Program in 2017, which is only available to IAIA members (including student members). This innovative programme allows members who complete specific projects of benefit to the IAIA to be recognised through:

  • a Certificate acknowledging the work
  • the ability to include that project as professional work on their CV

This Sustainability and Environmental Studies at University of Strathclyde  enhances the professional capacity of our students who take on a project; gaining skills that are complementary to the MSc programme.

There’s a strong demand for graduates with environmental management and policy making skills. As a graduate, you may find yourself in a range of positions in:

  • Private consultancies
  • Government agencies
  • Local authorities
  • Environmental regulators, businesses and agencies

Job titles include:

  • Community Renewal Energy Manager
  • Energy & Environmental Manager
  • Environmental Officer
  • Estates Manager
  • Graduate Planner
  • Principal Senior Ecologist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental Pollution Management
  • Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
  • Global Water Policy
  • Pollution and Rehabilitation of Degraded Ecosystems
  • Principles of Environmental Microbiology
  • Science, Technology & Innovation Policy
  • Waste Management & Landfill Design
  • Water & Environmental Management
  • City Systems & Infrastructure
  • Public Health Studies
  • Work, Wellbeing and New Technology
  • If you're interested in climate change you should 

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • There’s no formal closing date for postgraduate applications

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a first-class or second-class honours degree (or international equivalent) in any degree discipline.
  • All backgrounds considered, including social sciences, arts, engineering, law, chemistry, maths, physics, geology, biology and business.
  • Lower degree classifications may be considered if there is strength elsewhere (for example, relevant work experience, excellent final project/dissertation, very strong academic letter of reference, very strong application statement linking with career goals.)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21850 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8850 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • Rest of UK: £9,250
  • £4,200 per 60 credits (Distance Learning)

Funding

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