Taught course

Green Economy

Institution
Bournemouth University · Faculty of Science and Technology
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in a required subject area and/or relevant comprehensive professional experience. Applicants without a required subject will be considered.

Required subjects: Geography, Ecology, Environmental Science, Economics, Politics, Psychology or Sociology

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Why study MSc Green Economy at BU?

  • Enjoy the flexibility of a distance learning course, which allows you to undertake a work-based project instead of a research project to support your dissertation
  • You will develop your knowledge of ecology, geography, social science, psychology and technology in this multidimensional course
  • Understand the challenges of reducing carbon emissions, overexploitation of resources and widespread environmental degradation, which pose a danger to human wellbeing
  • Acquire the scientific understanding on which the transition to a green economy can be based, including the principles of environmental sustainability and the societal responses required to implement these in practice
  • Profit from our expert academics and their knowledge of sustainability and tools that inform environmental practice and policy implementation.

Course accreditation

This course is accredited by IEMA. This means as a student on Green Economy you'll simultaneously receive free student membership at IEMA. Once you graduate you will also become a GradIEMA professional member.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS 6.5 (Academic) with a minimum of 5.5 in each component of writing, speaking, listening and reading.

Please see below some examples of the qualifications for entry:

  • India: Bachelor’s degree (4 years) from a recognised HE institution with a minimum overall result of 50% or second division
  • Nigeria: Bachelor's degree from a recognised institution with a minimum classification of 2:2
  • Thailand: Thai Bachelor's (Honours) degree from a recognised higher education institution with a minimum GPA of 2.5/4.0
  • Turkey: Bachelor’s degree (Lisans Diplomasi - four years) with a minimum overall GPA of 2.3/4.0
  • Vietnam: Bachelor's degree/Bang tot nghiep dai hoc with an average score of 6.5/10, or a Master’s degree/Thac si.

All applications will be subject to a minimum grade and your degree may need to be in a relevant subject area.

Fees and funding

UK students
£5,505
International students
£5,505

Please check Bournemouth University course website for the latest tuition fees information.

For fees and funding information, please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/pg-funding

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    12-24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12-24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    flexible
    12-24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Future Students Enquiry Team
Email
futurestudents@bournemouth.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1202 961 916