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Environmental Sustainability

Understanding the environment has never been more important. Our modern world uses vast amounts of energy, generates waste and pollution, degrades our environment, reduces biodiversity, and has profound effects on our health and welfare.

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Key Facts

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Degree

(MA(Hons)) Environmental Sustainability

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Degree Duration

5 Years :

1 Year Pathway + 4 Years Degree

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Pathways Available

International Year Zero

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Start Dates

September 2022

Degree Overview

This degree can help students:

– tackle pollution
– ensure that new developments enhance rather than detract from their
surroundings
– offer communities the chance to have a real say in how people use their natural
resources
Students will study the principles and policies needed to help deliver sustainable development and consider both the local and global implications on natural resources.

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Important
  • Mutual recognition of professional qualifications following Brexit is a priority for UK professional bodies and universities. If students plan on practising outside the UK they should check with the relevant national authority on the recognition of this qualification.

Why Study this Degree

This course is accredited by the professional body of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) which means that all students who attain a lower second class degree or better are eligible for Associate Membership of IEMA.

Your Pathways

The International Year Zero is the first year of the four year undergraduate course. IYZ is designed to help you gain extra skills in your subject area, as well as English Language, before you continue to year one of your chosen University undergraduate degree course.

Following successful completion of the IYZ, you will continue onto Year One of your degree directly with the University of your choice.

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University of Dundee

Ranked in The Guardian's Top 20 UK Universities in 2021, the University of Dundee prides itself on three things: Impactful research, an excellent student experience and a community campus in the city.

Situated beside the majestic River Tay, Dundee is Scotland’s sunniest city. It also has the highest student ratios per head of population anywhere in the UK so there is an exciting and diverse range of nightlife, leisure activities and culture.