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Environmental Science and Geography (Hons), MA

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #302 (QS) ,
Employment prospects are high and the interdisciplinary nature of the Environmental Science and Geography (Hons) degree from University of Dundee will give you both a wide-ranging and a solid scientific base of knowledge.


Studying Environmental Science and Geography (Hons) at University of Dundee provides you with the opportunity to explore the problems associated with the interaction of humans and the natural environment, focusing on topical and relevant issues such as climate change, pollution of land and water and the management of natural resources.

The programme is interdisciplinary with teaching staff drawn from a wide range of academic areas. 

This means that you will benefit from exposure to methods, facilities and research agendas that span the environment – from life sciences including chemistry and biology, through hydrology, remote sensing, geology, geomorphology, oceanography and physics, to environmental planning and management. This provides a firm and rigorous foundation for your career in the environment.


As a graduate in environmental science you will have high employment prospects. You will have a solid scientific base knowledge together with valuable interpretative skills much sought by prospective employers in many fields such as environmental protection, environmental consultancy and the water industry.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Physical Environment
  • Environments for Life
  • Management and Monitoring
  • Mechanisms and Measurements
  • Reconstructing Past Environments
  • Ecology and Conservation Biology 
  • Environmental Remote Sensing 
  • Biogeography 
  • Reconstructing Past Environments

                            English Language Requirements

                            You need the following IELTS score:

                            • Minimum required score:


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                            Academic Requirements

                            General Requirements

                            • SQA Higher/Advanced Higher: BBBB (minimum) - AABB (typical) 
                            • GCE A-Level: BCC (minimum) - BBB (typical) 
                            • BTEC: A relevant BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma with DDM
                            • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 30 points

                            Tuition Fee

                            • International

                              17275 GBP/year
                              Tuition Fee
                              Based on the original amount of 17275 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
                            • EU/EEA

                              1820 GBP/year
                              Tuition Fee
                              Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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                            Living costs for Dundee

                            • 787 - 1500 GBP/month
                              Living Costs

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