A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) or above in a natural, environmental, physical, management or social science subject. Mature applicants without a first degree or with a lower degree classification may be considered on the basis of their relevant industry, consultancy or policy experience and their potential for benefiting from the programme.
Months of entry
Sustainable economic development and environmental management are two key challenges facing the world today.
- You have a large degree of flexibility – choose the modules you take and develop your degree in line with your interests and ambitions.
- Carry out a wide range of fieldwork in the UK and overseas, from East Yorkshire to our flagship trip to Tanzania.
- Learn from experts in the field – our teaching draws on specialist knowledge from practitioner and research communities covering both the natural and social sciences.
- Attend the excellent research seminar series run by the School of Earth and Environment, School of Politics and International Studies, plus those organised in Leeds’ Biology and Geography departments.
Fieldwork forms an integral part of the course, which develops your on-the-ground understanding of how the tools and skills you learn in lectures can be applied.
- In the first semester, you'll visit East Yorkshire for 2 days. Learn about issues affecting sustainable economic development and environmental management in a developed world context.
- In the second semester, you'll visit Tanzania where you'll gain first-hand practical experience and apply classroom-based learning in a developing country context.
- Choose to carry-out fieldwork as part of your final dissertation.
Information for international students
We accept a range of international equivalent qualifications. For information contact the School of Earth and Environment admissions team.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Admissions Team
- +44 (0)113 343 8109