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, International Environmental Law, 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, City Systems and Infrastructure, Public Health Studies, Work, Wellbeing and New Technology, Energy Resources and Policy, Independent Study in Collaboration with Industry

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. Lower degree classifications might be considered if there is strength elsewhere (for example, relevant work experience, excellent final project/dissertation, very strong academic letter of reference, very strong application statement linking with career goals.)

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Sustainability and Environmental Studies at University of Strathclyde - UCAS