Planit


Sustainable Mountain Development

Perth College UHI

Venues

Main Campus, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

Content

If you want to make a real difference towards the sustainability of mountain regions, this postgraduate course in Sustainable Mountain Development is for you. It has global recognition as a key activity of the UNESCO Chair in Sustainable Mountain Development.

You will access the latest thinking on complex mountain issues by studying modules with a focus on advanced theory and practice relating to environmental, social, economic and professional development. By the end of your studies, you will be equipped with the practical skills and knowledge to help you understand and manage the real challenges faced by people living in mountainous areas today.

The course is part time; you will study all modules online with support from experts at the Centre for Mountain Studies, based at Perth College UHI, and around the university network. This allows you to fit your studies around your personal and professional commitments. If you are not able to complete the full MSc, you can exit with a PgCert by completing the 3 core modules or a PgDip by also completing 3 optional modules.

You can exit Stage 1 with PgCert Sustainable Mountain Development

You can exit Stage 2 with PgDip Sustainable Mountain Development

Entry Requirements

Honours degree in a relevant subject; or postgraduate diploma or professional qualification in a relevant subject.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MSc

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (day)

Course Length

2 - 6 years

Department

Science and Environment

SCQF Level

11

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals