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M.Sc. On Campus

Environmental Sustainability

The University of Edinburgh

12 months
Duration
29900 GBP/year
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About

In this Environmental Sustainability programme at The University of Edinburgh, you will be encouraged to think across different disciplines to blend scientific, socio-economic, and policy perspectives to better understand sustainability and how it can be achieved.

Overview

You can explore critical social and global issues and ways to address these to benefit individuals, communities, societies and our world.

The Environmental Sustainability programme at The University of Edinburgh gives you an international perspective, focusing on regions in both the ‘Global South’ and ‘Global North’.

Career opportunities

The MSc Environmental Sustainability will prepare you for a wide range of roles within:

  • environmental consultancy
  • national and local government
  • non-government organisations (NGOs)
  • non-profit organisations
  • environmental agencies
  • education or research at community, national or international levels

You can apply critical thinking, policy analysis and interdisciplinary environmental skills in sectors as diverse as transport, renewable energy, ecosystem planning and management, community development, technology innovation and beyond.

There is diversity within the programme, where your option courses and dissertation can be tailored to support your intended career path.

Programme Structure

This MSc programme comprises:

  • compulsory and option courses
  • dissertation

Throughout your studies, we will work with you to prepare you for the dissertation project. This will be your opportunity to explore a topic of your choice in relation to the programme and prepare a dissertation that you can use to demonstrate your work to potential employers.

Part-time study

As we are committed to helping people into education while continuing to work or managing family and personal commitments, you may study this programme part-time.

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There are 3 application rounds.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in a biological, environmental or physical science, geography, social science or other relevant subject. Due to the focus of this programme, business-related degrees are not suitable for entry.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29900 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Home fees have still to be agreed

Part-time 2 years per year 

    • International/EU: £14,950

Part-time 3 years per year 

    • International/EU: £9,970

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 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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