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Ecological Economics

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)

Venues

Edinburgh Campus

Content

This postgraduate course focuses on using the application of economic principles to make sustainability and environmental management work in practice.

Designed to have a real-world focus, the course addresses genuine topical issues and ensures practical application of your knowledge as well the opportunity to experience Ecological Economics first hand.

A major part of that practical application is delivered through a study tour, usually to East Africa.

On completion of the course you'll be able to appreciate the systematic interaction between ecology, social systems and economics, vital for finding solutions to contemporary environmental problems. You'll also be well-equipped to examine and criticise how environmental and social policy is formulated and implemented in developed and developing world economies.

Compulsory courses include: Foundations in Ecological economics; Applications in Ecological economics; Ecological economics field methods in research and practice; Environmental valuation; dissertation.

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

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