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Environmental Sustainability and Geography (Hons), MA

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #302 (QS) ,
In this Environmental Sustainability and Geography (Hons) programme from University of Dundee you will learn about biodiversity, renewable energy and global warming. You can use your knowledge to help the world through environmental policy and science.

About

This course examines the interaction between people and their surroundings. You'll learn about the use of natural resources and how we can live more sustainable lifestyles.

Our modern world uses vast amounts of energy, generates waste and pollution, degrades our environment, reduces biodiversity, and has profound effects on our health and welfare. You'll study the principles and policies needed to help deliver sustainable development and consider both the local and global implications on natural resources.

You will develop specialist analytical and communication skills that will help you work effectively with communities, individuals and other professionals.

Careers

Graduates from the programme are employed in a wide variety of jobs:

  • preparing national policy and legislative guidance on environmental protection
  • assisting local authorities with sustainable development strategies, waste strategy implementation and other environmental policies
  • working as environmental consultants in specialist areas such as atmospheric or water pollution;
  • working in large corporations as environmental sustainability personnel or corporate social responsibility managers
  • acting as countryside rangers

Accreditation

Accredited by the professional body the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) which means that all students who attain a lower second class degree or better are eligible for Associate Membership of IEMA.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sustainable Development and the Environment
  • Countryside Planning and Management
  • The Physical Environment
  • Environments for Life
  • Management in the Built and Natural Environments
  • Introduction to Environmental Law
  • Management and Monitoring
  • Mechanisms and Measurements

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • SQA Higher/Advanced Higher: BBB (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

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

Funding

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