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Environmental Protection and Management MSc

SRUC Scotland's Rural College

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    SRUC Scotland's Rural College

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

About the Course

This programme aims to provide both an understanding of the processes that give rise to environmental degradation and pollution problems, and a capability in management of natural resources. Climate change is a particularly important threat, and is an issue that is dealt with in-depth in a number of the course modules.

Graduates will become equipped to devise and enact strategies to protect and conserve environments that face a wide range of threats.

On completion of the course, students will

  • Develop a scientific understanding of some of the major processes which influence the quality of land, air and water resources.
  • Acquire knowledge of the most effective methods of environmental protection.
  • Develop expertise in the design and implementation of programmes of environmental protection.
  • Have the opportunity to study the integrated protection and management of particular ecosystems or resources.

This programme is Edinburgh based and run in partnership with the University of Edinburgh.

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 3,400per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

SRUC Scotland's Rural College

  • Campus address

    SRUC Scotland's Rural College, SRUC Edinburgh, West Mains Road, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH9 3JG, Scotland

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