University of Aberdeen
Sustainable Rural Development
University of Aberdeen, Kings College
St Mary's Building
PgCert Sustainable Rural Development, MSc Sustainable Rural Development
Teaching and project material is drawn from global as well as European and Scottish sources. Practical group project work and individual projects undertaken within rural areas is an important element in the course. Extensive facilities are available to students at the University, which has an excellent record of applied environmental and socio-economic research. Strong links also exist with the Macaulay Land Use Research Institute, the NERC Research Centre for Hydrology and Ecology and the regional offices of relevant organisations and local authorities.