Sustainability and Environmental Studies at University of Strathclyde - UCAS

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Course summary

This course offers a cross-disciplinary approach to the study of environmental management, policy, the circular economy, sustainability and sustainable development in both developed and developing countries. You’ll learn about major environmental issues and the circular economy. You'll understand the methods in which environmental considerations and climate change are used in development and planning decisions. You'll be expected to probe, for example, strategies and policy options for achieving sustainable development without increasing the ecological footprint of economic activities.


Compulsory classes: Circular Economy and Transformations towards Sustainability, Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods, Environmental Impact Assessment. Elective classes: Environmental Economics, Contaminated Land, Energy Economics, Environmental Pollution Management, Geographical Information Systems (GIS), Global Water Policy, Pollution and Rehabilitation of Degraded Ecosytems, Principles of Environmental Microbiology, Science, Technology and Innovation Policy, Waste Management and Landfill Design, Water and Environmental Management, Public Health Studies, Energy Resources and Policy, Independent Study in Collaboration with Industry, Climate Change Economics, Economics of Inequality and Inclusive Growth, Natural Resources, Sustainability and Governance, Social Entrepreneurship

Professional bodies

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Entry requirements

Normally, a first or upper second-class Honours degree from a UK university (or equivalent overseas qualification) in any degree discipline – all backgrounds considered, including social sciences, arts, engineering, law, chemistry, maths, physics, geology, biology and business.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Scotland £4500 Credit
England £4500 Credit
Northern Ireland £4500 Credit
Wales £4500 Credit
International £4500 Credit

Additional fee information

For information on tuition fees, additional costs and funding for this programme, please view the programme details on the University of Strathclyde website.

Sponsorship information

Sustainability and Environmental Studies at University of Strathclyde - UCAS