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University of Dundee

Sustainability and Water Security MSc

University of Dundee
In Dundee

£7,300
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Important information

Typology Master
Location Dundee (Scotland)
Duration 12 Months
Start September
  • Master
  • Dundee (Scotland)
  • Duration:
    12 Months
  • Start:
    September
Description

You will examine the relationship between energy, environment and climate change and how they relate to sustainability throughout all sectors in society.

You will develop your ability to analyse, evaluate and critically review theory and policy debates relating to sustainability and to draw on international perspectives and examples of best practice in relation to methods of evaluation and assessment of sustainability. You will design and plan interventions for creating change to promote greater sustainability across different scales, and design and undertake a substantial independent research project to address significant areas of theory and/or practice.

This course is an excellent opportunity for students from all backgrounds to convert to a degree which fosters wider, more holistic skills, while also using previous skills and knowledge to work with colleagues from diverse backgrounds, nationalities and cultures to develop skills in interdisciplinary thinking and practice.

Along with the flagship MSc in Sustainability, there are three specialised pathways:

MSc in Sustainability and Water Security
MSc in Sustainability and the Green Economy
MSc in Sustainability: Climate Change and Low Carbon Futures

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Where and when

Location

Starts

Dundee
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Fulton Building, DD1 4HN

Starts

SeptemberNow taking bookings

To take into account

· What are the objectives of this course?

You will learn about the principles of sustainability, its impact and success in policy application at international, national and local levels.

· Who is it intended for?

this course is suitable for a wide range of graduates from environmental backgrounds (e.g. geography, planning, environmental studies, natural sciences, law and political science) looking to upskill and achieve a deeper understanding of sustainability and the transformational change in society you will have access to a wide range of modules in energy, environment and social transformation from across the School of Social Sciences and beyond you will be assigned an individual supervisor for your research projects and taught by an internationally renowned faculty based on campus you will be attend guest lectures delivered by high level speakers from international organisations. These sessions provide excellent opportunities to become connected with industry

· Requirements

A good Honours degree, equivalent to UK standards, preferably at Upper Second Class or above.

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2019

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What you'll learn on the course

IT Law
Politics
Renewable Energy
Design
Economics
Planning
Law
Climate
Technology
Climate Change
Green
Project

Course programme

MSc Sustainability

Compulsory core modules

Semester 1

  • Principles of Sustainability (GE51026)
  • Research Training and Project Planning (GE51011)

Semester 2

  • Transformation for Sustainability (GE52031)

Summer

  • Independent Research Project (GE50001)
Optional modules

Semester 1

  • International Law of Natural Resources and Energy (CP51007)
  • Quantitative Methods (GE51013)
  • Freshwater, Wetlands and Ecosystem Services: Science and Society (GE52032)
  • Environmental Regulation (LW51115)

Semester 2

  • Qualitative Methods (GE52030)
  • Research in practice (placement) (GE52030)
  • Politics of the Environment and Climate Change (CP52061)
  • International Relations and Energy and Natural Resources (CP52008)
  • Renewable Energy: Technology, Economics and Policy (CP52063)
MSc in Sustainability and Water Security

Compulsory core modules

Semester 1

  • Principles of Sustainability (GE51026)
  • Research Training and Project Planning (GE51011)

Semester 2

  • Transformation for Sustainability (GE52031)

Summer

  • Independent Research Project (GE50001)
Optional modules

Semester 1

  • Legal Framework for Water Resource Management (LW51145)
  • Freshwater, Wetlands and Ecosystem Services: Science and Society (GE52032)
  • Quantitative Methods (GE51013)

Semester 2

  • International Law of Water Resources (UN50001)
  • Politics of the Environment and Climate Change (CP52061)
  • Governance and Regulation of Water Services (LW52138)
  • Qualitative Methods (GE52030)
  • Research in practice (placement) (GE52030)
MSc in Sustainability and the Green Economy

Compulsory core modules

Semester 1

  • Principles of Sustainability (GE51026)
  • Research Training and Project Planning (GE51011)

Semester 2

  • Transformation for Sustainability (GE52031)

Summer

  • Independent Research Project (GE50001)
Optional modules

Semester 1

  • Foundation Accounting (CP52048)
  • Energy Economics: The Tools (CP51003)
  • Quantitative Methods (GE51013)
  • Renewable Energy: Technology, Economics and Policy (CP52063)

Semester 2

  • Energy Economics the Issues (CP52002)
  • Politics of the Environment and Climate Change (CP52061)
  • Freshwater, Wetlands and Ecosystem Services: Science and Society (GE52032)
  • International Relations and Energy and Natural Resources (CP52008)
  • Qualitative Methods (GE52030)
  • Research in practice (placement (GE52030)
MSc in Sustainability: Climate change and Low Carbon Futures

Compulsory core modules

Semester 1

  • Principles of Sustainability (GE51026)
  • Research Training and Project Planning (GE51011)

Semester 2

  • Transformation for Sustainability (GE52031)

Summer

  • Independent Research Project (GE50001)
Optional modules

Semester 1

  • Context for Sustainable Built Environment (AR51008)
  • Energy Economics: The Tools (CP51003)
  • Downstream Energy Law and Policy-1 (CP51002A)
  • Renewable Energy: Technology, Economics and Policy (CP52063)
  • Quantitative Methods (GE51013)

Semester 2

  • Downstream Energy Law and Policy-2 (CP51002B)
  • Politics of the Environment and Climate Change (CP52061)
  • Applied Assessment in Neighbourhood Development and Building Design (AR52012)
  • Qualitative Methods (GE52030)
  • Zero Carbon & Low Energy Housing Development: Challenges, Strategies & Design (AR52007)
  • Research in practice (placement (GE52030)

Additional information

Overseas students (non-EU) Fee -  £17,275 per year of study

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