Taught course

Ecological Economics

Institution
Scotland's Rural College · Department of Environmental Studies
Qualifications
MScPGDip

Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree or equivalent from outside UK in any subject A UK 2.2 may be considered. Evidence of proficiency in English (IELTS 7.0 or equivalent). Check University of Edinburgh web site.

Months of entry

September

Course 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.

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.

The MSc Ecological Economics degree delivered by SRUC and awarded by the University of Edinburgh.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

PGDip

full time
9 months

Course contact details

Name
Corinne Baulcomb
Email
corinne.baulcomb@sruc.ac.uk
Phone
+44(0)131 535 4307