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Environmental Protection and Management (in conjunction with Scotland's Rural College (SRUC))

University of Edinburgh

Venues

Central Campus

Content

Welcoming students from a variety of backgrounds, this exciting MSc will enable you to bridge disciplinary divides and tackle the environmental issues that face us all.

The MSc in Environment, Culture and Society provides you with up-to-date knowledge of the contemporary issues and debates on the relationships between the environment, nature, culture and society. Taught by world-leading experts and drawing on expertise from across the University, especially from social and political studies, landscape architecture, literature, archaeology, geography, philosophy, theology, science and technology studies, and development studies, the programme provides a unique critical perspective.

You will develop the skills and abilities to assess the importance and implications of geographical and other conceptual debates which shape environmental policy and practice. Our graduates are equipped to think critically, to generate new knowledge related to the environment, and to use this knowledge effectively to address urgent environmental challenges across a range of specialities such as policy, conservation, education, public consultation and the arts.

Entry Requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international.

A UK 2:2 honours degree, or its international equivalent, may also be considered with relevant industry experience.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MSc

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

2 years

Faculty

College of Science and Engineering

Department

Geosciences

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.ed.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals