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Distance without attendance | Run at the client site in the region of United Kingdom | 1 year | 19-SEP-22

Study mode

Distance without attendance

Duration

1 year

Start date

19-SEP-22

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Economics Environmental Protection / Conservation

Course type

Taught

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.

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.

Careers

Upon completion of this course you will enjoy a wide range of career opportunities, as an increasing number of organisations are taking an active interest in the green economy. Not only will this course equip you with subject expertise, but you will have a practical understanding of how to apply that knowledge to make a difference to businesses. This will give you extra marketability in the professional arena, providing you with a route into a successful and rewarding career.

Modules

Increasing concern about the potential impacts of global climate change, attributable primarily to human activities, has placed the issue of carbon management at the top of the international policy agenda. You'll examine the science underpinning the process of climate change and how this might be addressed through adaptation and mitigation measures, based on an understanding of the global carbon cycle.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£5,505

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

£5,505

Entry requirements

Students need a bachelors honours degree with 2:2 in a required subject. Required subject: Geography, Ecology, Environmental Science, Economics, Politics, Psychology or Sociology. Applicants without a required subject will be considered.

University information

Based by the sea in south-west England, just two hours from London by train, Bournemouth University offers over 90 taught Master’s courses as well as many research programmes. 16% of its students are in postgraduate study, meaning you’ll be joining a thriving postgraduate community. The university has four academic faculties, divided into numerous individual subject areas: Health & Social Sciences Departments: Medical Science & Public...more

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