Sustainable Development (Hons) at University of St Andrews is studied up to Honours level in both the Faculty of Science (BSc) and the Faculty of Arts (MA). Students who have a background in the Arts or who wish to study Sustainable Development alongside Arts subjects at St Andrews should apply for the MA. For those interested in studying Sustainable Development alongside Science subjects, the BSc in Sustainable Development may be of interest.
St Andrews also offers a BSc in Sustainable Development, which may be more suitable for students who wish to take Sustainable Development alongside Science subjects. The Sustainable Development element within both the BSc and MA degree programmes is exactly the same.
At a time when sustainable development is rising higher up the national and international agenda, and as businesses and organisations accept the need to adopt more sustainable practices, graduates with a degree in Sustainable Development are in strong demand.
Sustainable Development students are able to critically interrogate the principles, practice and plurality of sustainable development and to contribute to the evolution of innovative, interdisciplinary thinking and action in this area.
Career pathways for graduates include:
- central and local government
- impact assessment
- non-governmental organisations (NGOs)
- strategic planning
- Frontiers in Sustainability Research: do good lives cost the earth?
- Governance for Sustainability
- Introduction to Environmental Economics
- Transitioning to Sustainability.
- Sustainable Development: Frameworks for Implementation
- Sustainable Development: Tools for Action
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
Application deadline - 29 January for UK students
DisciplinesInternational Development Sustainable Development View 171 other Bachelors in International Development in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- SQA Highers: AAAB
- GCE A-Level: AAA
- IB points: 36
International25100 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 25100 GBP per year during 48 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.
Living costs for St Andrews
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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