Global Change, sustainability and Society at University Centre South Devon – South Devon College - UCAS

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Course summary

This foundation degree is an exciting opportunity to study and develop an understanding of our socio-ecological systems and how we fit into local, regional and global contexts. This interdisciplinary degree is for you if you are passionate about understanding our relationships and connections as humans with non-humans and the planet as a whole. This degree will provide you with practical work-based learning and academic study in a wide range of environmental and sustainability subjects, at the heart of global changes affecting the world today. This Level 5 pathway is suitable for you if you are interested in studying or working in: Sustainability Law/Planning Teaching Regenerative Farming Conservation Charities and NGOs Consultancy and advisory roles Environmental Management Social and Environmental Policy Business


Each module is worth a specified number of credits: you take a combination of compulsory (and if available optional modules) enabling you to cover key subject knowledge while developing your own interests. For full time students a total of 120 credits will be studied in each academic year. In the majority of cases this will consist of 6 modules. For part time students it will depend on the intensity of your studies. Year 1 - Global Environmental Issues and Environmental Justice Social Change and Global Citizenship Transformative Education Regenerative Farming and Food Systems Environmental Policy and Politics Research Module Year 2 - Ecopsychology Protected Areas, Conservation and Rewilding Business, Funding strategies and Philanthropy in action Research and Professional practice Climate change and living environments

Assessment method

There are two formal or summative assessed pieces of work for each module. Assessment methods can include written examinations and a range of coursework assessments such as essays, reports, portfolios, performance, presentations and projects. The grades from formal assessments count towards your module mark. In addition to formal assessments throughout modules of study there will be developmental (formative) assessments to support you with developing greater understanding of your progress.

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The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Tuition fees

England £8825 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8825 Year 1
Scotland £8825 Year 1
Wales £8825 Year 1

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Global Change, sustainability and Society at University Centre South Devon – South Devon College - UCAS