University of Glasgow

Environment & Sustainable Development [MSc]

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University of Glasgow
In Glasgow

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Typology Postgraduate
Location Glasgow (Scotland)
Start Different dates available
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  • Glasgow (Scotland)
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Description

The programme content is techno-economic in nature and draws upon numerous disciplines. You will gain a scientific perspective on how environmental and resource constraints impact upon development. You will develop an understanding of why certain environmental problems occur and the possible options available for their resolution, and you will be able to recognise and analyse the relationships between economic and ecological systems. The University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School celebrates the legacy of Adam Smith by developing enlightened, enterprising and engaged graduates and internationally-recognised research with real social impact.

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Glasgow
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University Avenue, G12 8QQ

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Aidie Brunet
3.5 26/05/2019
About the course: The main issue I have encountered was having the Go Abroad due date being arranged amidst test season, which brought about me attempting to give a solid and brief application.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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Callum Sleigh
4.0 25/05/2019
About the course: It is a wholly positive experience for me. The course was challenging but it was rewarding which kept you motivated throughout the years. There are several sports, clubs, and societies to choose from. I would highly recommend it
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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Lili Karvalics
5.0 24/05/2019
About the course: They offer great ambiance, courses are good, lectures were great and I enjoy everything about this place. People are cooperative and understanding.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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Anna Galloway
4.5 23/05/2019
About the course: I've truly made the most of my college involvement with the University of Glasgow. The campus the college is arranged in is so much fun, and there is such an understudy vibe, so you get the entire 'college experience'. The assortment of clubs and social orders considers everybody to have the capacity to take an interest and meet new individuals.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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What you'll learn on the course

IT
IT Development
Economics

Course programme

You will take four core courses, two optional courses and complete a substantial independent piece of work, normally in the form of a dissertation. A pre-sessional refresher course in economics is also available for those who wish to revise their economics. This non-credit bearing course takes place during induction week.

Core courses
  • Development policy
  • Environmental economics
  • Policies for sustainability and development
  • Theory and principles of sustainability.
Optional courses
  • Aid and development
  • Basic econometrics
  • Behavioural economics: theory and applications
  • Financial institutions and markets in developing countries
  • Growth and development
  • IMF, World Bank and economic growth
  • International trade
  • Money, finance and growth
  • Project planning, appraisal and implementation
  • The economics of inequality and deprivation
  • The law and economics of sovereign debt regulation.

Additional information

Rachel Schwartz, USA, 2006-07

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