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Course summary

This distance learning course provides the scientific and interdisciplinary insight into the challenges a transition to a green economy represents and how to address them. The development of a green economy is a political and socio-economic imperative. Why study MSc Green Economy at BU?

  • Enjoy the flexibility of a distance learning course, which allows you to undertake a work-based project instead of a research project to support your dissertation
  • You will develop your knowledge of ecology, geography, social science, psychology and technology in this multidimensional course
  • Understand the challenges of reducing carbon emissions, overexploitation of resources and widespread environmental degradation, which pose a danger to human wellbeing
  • Acquire the scientific understanding on which the transition to a green economy can be based, including the principles of environmental sustainability and the societal responses required to implement these in practice
  • Profit from our expert academics and their knowledge of sustainability and tools that inform environmental practice and policy implementation.
This distance learning course provides the scientific and interdisciplinary insight into the challenges a transition to a green economy represents and how to address them. The development of a green economy is a political and socio-economic imperative. Course accreditation This course is accredited by IEMA. This means as a student on Green Economy you'll simultaneously receive free student membership at IEMA. Once you graduate you will also become a GradIEMA professional member.

Modules

Core units: Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services; Carbon Management; Environmental Law & Social Justice; Frontiers of Sustainability Science; Green Technology & Renewable Energy; Sustainable Development in Practice. Option units (choose one): Research Project; Extended Professional Placement.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Environmental Management and Assessment, Institute of

Entry requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree, 2:2 or above or equivalent in a required subject: Geography, Ecology, Environmental Science, Economics, Politics, Psychology or Sociology. If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in writing, speaking, listening and reading.


Fees and funding

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Green Economy at Bournemouth University - UCAS