Taught course

Sustainable Rural Development

Institution
University of the Highlands and Islands · Science, Health and Engineering
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

Honours degree or ordinary degree in a relevant subject Postgraduate diploma or professional qualification in a relevant subject -Other qualifications will be considered if accompanied by a minimum of three years' relevant professional experience.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

If you want to progress into a managerial role in rural development, this postgraduate course in Sustainable Rural Development is for you. You will study social, environmental, economic and professional development, and community engagement issues in the context of managing rural development.The MSc Sustainable Rural Development can be studied online from anywhere in the world.

Information for international students

If you would like to study in a country of outstanding natural beauty, friendly communities, and cities buzzing with social life and activities, the Highlands and Islands of Scotland should be your first choice. We have campuses across the region each one with its own special characteristics from the rich cultural life of the islands to the bright city lights of Perth and Inverness. Some courses are available in one location only, for others you will have a choice; we also have courses that can be studied online from your own home country.

English Language Requirements

Our programmes are taught and examined in English. To make the most of your studies, you must be able to communicate fluently and accurately in spoken and written English and provide certified proof of your competence before starting your course. Please note that English language tests need to have been taken no more than two years prior to the start date of the course. The standard English Language criteria to study at the University of the Highlands and Islands are detailed on our English language requirements page

Fees and funding

From 2017, eligible Scotland domiciled students studying full time can access loans up to 10,000 from the Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS). This comprises a tuition fee loan up to £5,500 and a non-income assessed living cost loan of £4,500. EU students studying full time can apply for a tuition fee loan up to £5500; Part-time students undertaking any taught postgraduate course over two years up to Masters level who meet the residency eligibility can apply for a for a tuition fee loan up to £2,750 per year. Full details can be found on the SAAS website. Applications for loans open in April. Students from the rest of the UK who meet the eligibility requirements may be able to apply for a loan from the Student Loan Company. You may also be able to apply for a government Professional and Career Development Loan. For a comprehensive list of other funding opportunities available at the university, including funding relevant to your nationality, please visit the Scholarships and Funding website

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    24 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    36-72 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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Enquiries
Email
info@uhi.ac.uk
Phone
0845 272 3600