Environmental Entrepreneurship, M.Sc. | University of Strathclyde | Glasgow, United Kingdom
12 months
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24450 GBP/year
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About

This unique Environmental Entrepreneurship course at The University of Strathclyde, running since 2008 – the first of its kind in Europe – meets the needs of graduate students who want to contribute to environmental improvement and the circular economy, and learn how to identify and evaluate business opportunities.  

Overview

Throughout the Environmental Entrepreneurship course at The University of Strathclyde, you’ll develop skills that'll allow you to launch new ventures, strategies, products, and technologies that address society's environmental and natural resource problems.  Although this course is offered by an engineering department, it is unique as it accepts students from all backgrounds (social sciences, arts, engineering, law, chemistry, maths, physics, geology, biology and business). Students are able to select class options from a wide range of subjects to suit their background.

The course is a collaboration between the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering and the Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship.

The course is suitable for anyone who'd like to refocus their career on environmental or sustainable entrepreneurship.

Careers

This MSc course in Environmental Entrepreneurship is not only for those graduates who see their future in small and medium sized enterprises. It can also lead to traditional graduate employment in large companies who need employees who can think entrepreneurially and make a positive contribution to environmental issues.

As a graduate you may follow a broad range of careers including:

  • manufacturing
  • food industry
  • tourism
  • engineering
  • retailing
  • business
  • energy & technology sectors
  • local or central government

You may follow a consultancy path or choose to start your own business. If you want to start your own business, the Strathclyde Entrepreneurial Network (SEN) group gives practical help to graduates from this MSc in relation to innovative ideas in the area of environmental entrepreneurship. SEN is designed to support Strathclyde alumni with new business creation and business growth.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Client-Based Environmental Entrepreneurship In Practice
  • Qualitative & Quantitative Research Methods
  • Entrepreneurial Management & Leadership
  • Air Pollution, Climate Change & Human Health
  • Contaminated Land
  • Circular Economy & Transformations Towards Sustainability

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

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

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

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  • International

    24450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24450 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9600 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 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.

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