Taught course

Environmental Change and Society (Dumfries Campus)

Institution
University of Glasgow · College of Social Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent (e.g. a GPA of 3.0 or above) in science, engineering, social science or humanities.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme highlights the social, political and cultural implications of environmental science and technology. You will learn to assess scientific and technological innovations as potential solutions to environmental issues. It trains professionals, decision-makers and students in the social implications of environmental issues, particularly in relation to technologies as potential solutions. It focuses on responsible innovation.

  • This programme addresses the wider social and political dimensions behind our scientific and technological choices concerning the environment, using a global approach.
  • We provide interdisciplinary teaching, combining solutions from science and engineering with the sensitivities of sociology, history, ethics and politics.
  • This is the first UK degree addressing the wider social and political dimensions behind our scientific and technological choices for the environment. The School of Interdisciplinary Studies is one of the UK’s foremost centres of expertise in interdisciplinary environmental teaching and research.
  • The programme provides you with the tools to understand how the environment is appreciated by humanity. You will analyse how our technological choices can positively influence approaches to the problem of climate change.
  • Our programme has an applied focus, and features a series of guest speakers from relevant fields.

Information for international students

Please see the English language requirements.

Fees and funding

UK students
Full time £7,650
International students
Full time: EU £7,650 Non EU £16,650

Please see the list of scholarship opportunities available.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Sean Johnston
Email
sean.johnston@glasgow.ac.uk
Phone
0141 330 4515