University of Dundee

With the increasing emphasis on the ‘green agenda’ in all aspects of daily life, understanding the environment has never been more important.

The MA in Environmental Sustainability is concerned with the use of natural resources and the attainment of more sustainable lifestyles whilst protecting critical natural capital.

Why study Environmental Sustainability at Dundee?

Environmental sustainability is a diverse and dynamic subject examining the interaction between people and their surroundings.

Global warming, biodiversity and renewable energy are just a few of the recurring themes we hear on the news, and public agencies are now looking for graduates with the ability to deliver sustainable outcomes. Businesses, both large and small, are seeking graduates with substantial environmental expertise.

This exciting degree programme means you no longer need to wait until you have graduated to turn your academic interests into practical environmental skills. You can instead draw on two highly-rated disciplines to give you both the management and administrative skills to inform environmental policy and the scientific and technical knowledge to deliver a more sustainable environment.

If you want to tackle pollution, to ensure that new developments enhance rather than detract from their surroundings, to offer communities the chance to have a real say in how people use their natural resources, in short to have a real impact on the future of our earth, then this is the degree for you.

What’s so good about Environmental Sustainability at Dundee?

Dundee is uniquely located for the study of environmental sustainability. It has easy access to estuarine, maritime and a range of terrestrial environments. Its urban and industrial heritage, the fertile agricultural hinterland and the backdrop of hills and mountains afford a vibrant and varied ‘laboratory’ in which to study.

Professional Accreditation

Our MA in Environmental Sustainability is accredited by the professional body the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) which means that all students who attain a lower second class degree or better are eligible for Associate Membership of IEMA.

Entry requirements

IB Diploma 30 points (including 5, 5, 5 at Higher Level)
Essential Subjects None, but see requirements for other Joint Honours subjects

Course link: Environmental Sustainability

Study options

4 years Full time

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