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Ecological Economics

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)

Venues

Edinburgh Campus

Content

This course links both the theory and practice of economics with that of natural ecosystems. The programme aims to give students the opportunity to learn about the role that economics can play in the design and implementation of sustainable policies for ecosystem management.

Ecological Economics focuses on how to make sustainability and environmental management work in practice by applying economic principles. Graduates with postgraduate training in this area are in greater demand than ever before in business, industry and government.

On completion of this course, students will gain an understanding of the multi-dimensional nature of the environmental problems an appreciation of the interaction between ecology and economics; the means to develop expertise in the design and implementation of sustainable environmental policies; enhanced skills in specialist topics.

Entry Requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree or equivalent from outside UK in any subject. A UK 2.2 may be considered.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MSc

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

12 months

Department

Postgraduate

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.sruc.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Administration and Management General

Economics

Human Resource Management

Public Services Administration