Taught course

Environmental Sustainability and Green Technology

Institution
Keele University · School of Physical and Geographical Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a first degree (UK second-class honours degree or above) or equivalent qualification (generally an aggregate mark of at least 60%). Students without a degree but with relevant professional training will also be considered.

Months of entry

January, October, September

Course content

The world is facing increasing environmental threats which are posing severe scientific, social and economic challenges to the human race. These challenges include: the depletion of natural resources, the loss of diversity and the need to develop new forms of energy generation whilst efficiently utilising existing energy sources.

Tackling these environmental problems and establishing a sustainable environment requires the adoption of appropriate policies and managerial strategies. The interdisciplinary nature of this postgraduate course provides a broad understanding of these environmental problems whilst embedding the appropriate specialist scientific, managerial and generic skills for a career in the environmental sustainability sector.

The course incorporates Keele University’s internationally recognised expertise in research and teaching on environmental issues. It is taught by a team of environmental specialists working in the fields of environmental technologies, biological sciences, chemical science, project management, and environmental policy and politics.

Information for international students

Where English is not a first language, proof of English language competence will be required (IELTS 6.5 or equivalent).

Fees and funding

There is financial help available for Keele graduates wishing to undertake a taught postgraduate course at Keele. Keele Postgraduate Bursaries and Scholarships

And please follow this link for information about other sources of funding.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations40
Written coursework / continuous assessment10
Dissertation50 (20000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Karen Babb
Email
k.a.babb@keele.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1782 733178