Taught course

Environmental Humanities

Institution
University of Plymouth · Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

A good degree (normally a 2.1 or above) in any discipline. Outstanding candidates without a degree but with relevant professional qualifications or experience are also welcome to apply.

Other qualifications accompanied by substantial experience in an appropriate field may also be considered. Non-standard applications are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Months of entry

September

Course content

What can the arts, humanities and social sciences do to cultivate a deeper understanding of relationships between society, culture and the environment?

This programme brings multiple disciplinary perspectives into dialogue with the ecological sciences, conservation and environmental thought. Drawing on wide-ranging and world-leading staff expertise, this interdisciplinary MA will enable you to build key skills in communication, research and critical and creative thinking invaluable for building more environmentally responsible societies of the future.

Key features:

  • Develop your environmental interests through humanities-based perspectives.
  • Design your own interdisciplinary pathway by choosing from a range of modules in English, History, Anthropology, Sociology and Education.
  • Work with world-leading experts in a range of different disciplines.
  • Study at a university with strong environmental credentials; Plymouth is home to the Marine Institute and the Sustainable Earth Institute, which connect the environmental sciences to the arts and humanities through a range of exciting collaborations and events.
  • Benefit from University connections with a range of local and national organisations, such as the National Trust, Devon Wildlife Trust, the Marine Biological Association, National Marine Aquarium and The Box.
  • Make the most of the local area for both curricular and extra-curricular activities, with easy access to Dartmoor, as well as miles of beautiful coastline, numerous Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty nearby and the UK’s first National Marine Park in Plymouth Sound.

Information for international students

IELTS score of 6.5 with 5.5 in each element.

We welcome applicants with international qualifications. To view other accepted qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    12+ months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
admissions@plymouth.ac.uk