Taught course

Sustainable Development

Institution
University of St Andrews · Department of Geography and Sustainable Development
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A good 2.1 Honours undergraduate degree. No previous training in sustainable development is required.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MSc in Sustainable Development is a one-year, full-time taught postgraduate programme run by the School of Geography and Sustainable Development.

Sustainable development is now widely regarded as the most promising framework within which the challenges of clean water and adequate sanitation, energy generation and supply, human health, food production and distribution, and the threats to biodiversity can be addressed. The MSc programme will enable you to develop the knowledge you need to understand and address sustainability issues from multiple perspectives.

Highlights

  • Interdisciplinary teaching provides multiple perspectives. Students are taught by experts from disciplines across the University and beyond.
  • Field trips (at no additional cost) explore practical applications of sustainable development.
  • Practical experience supplements leading theory.
  • Skills development is integral such as applications of GIS and impact assessment.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Secretary
Email
gsd@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1334 46 2894