University of Edinburgh

MSc Learning for Sustainability

Address:

Old College

South Bridge

Edinburgh, Scotland EH8 9YL

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MSc Learning for Sustainability

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This MSc is an opportunity to study international educational responses to global issues and benefit from Scotland’s position as one of the leading countries in the world in this field.

 

It seeks to understand and contribute to the ways schooling, community and higher education respond to issues such as climate change, resource depletion, inequality and well-being, and ecological and economic stability. It explores the relationships between learning and social and

environmental change in complex, global circumstances, through local  and educational contexts.

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

This industry-recognised qualification will allow you to take on roles in outdoor education and sustainability, in an education setting, be it in schools, through community education or for charitable organisations. Completion of the MSc degree will enable you to continue onto advanced

research, and a possible academic career. You will also develop highly transferable skills, such as communication and project management, which can be applied in any field.

 

WHY STUDY WITH US?

·         Our reputation for excellence

The University’s Moray House of School of Education has been making a major contribution to the field of education for almost 200 years. We’re a centre of excellence for educational research, ranked first in Scotland and in the top five universities in the UK (REF 2014). As a university we’re also ranked 14th in the world for Arts & Humanities (THE World University Rankings 2016-17).

 

·         Our diverse and welcoming community

We have a vibrant, international and interactive graduate community. You’ll have access to excellent library facilities, to dedicated postgraduate study spaces and common areas, and to regular Graduate School seminars and events.

 

·         Our inspiring destination

Your first-class education will take place in one of Europe’s most striking capital cities. Regularly voted one of the most desirable places to live in the world, Edinburgh has a great social and diverse cultural life, a busy sporting calendar and a rich history.

Accreditation:

The University of Edinburgh

Eligibility Requirements:

A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in archaeology or a related subject (such as anthropology) or a subject in which archaeology figures prominently. If your first language is not English, you will also be required to meet English Language requirements.

International Student Requirements:

If you are a non-EU/EEA/Swiss national, and you will come to the UK to study for more than six months, you will need to apply for a Tier 4 visa. You will also need to apply for a Tier 4 visa if you wish to do a work placement as part of your studies, or look for a part time job.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Locale: Midsize City

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