Applicants should normally hold a minimum of 2:2 Honours degree in Geography, Sociology, Politics, Economics, Public Administration, Planning, Landscape Architecure, Environmental Engineering.
Months of entry
The MSc Eco Cities course addresses how cities can be planned and built to promote low carbon lifestyles. You will explore how ecological development can mitigate climate change and promote more sustainable ways of living.
The course addresses the serious and complex questions of how cities can be planned and managed in a more resource efficient way. These include:
- What is a low carbon and ecological (sustainable) city?
- How can city and regional planning effectively guide sustainable development?
- Can cities be planned and built to promote low carbon lifestyles and foster ecological development that can mitigate climate change?
- How can urban areas adapt to climate change?
You will gain a critical understanding of the forms of development that badge themselves as sustainable or low carbon and will develop the skills to take forward innovative environmentally friendly urban developments that are sensitive to the needs of sustainable spaces.
Information for international students
For students whose first language is not English, a minimum standard in English language of either IELTS total score 6.5 (no sub-score may be below 5.5) or the equivalent.
Pre-course English Language tuition is available.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Student Enquiries
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