StudyQA — Master: Environmental Sustainability — Napier University

Environmental Sustainability

Study mode:On campus Study type:Part-time Languages: English
Local:$ 5.16k / Academic year(s) Foreign:$ 14.8k / Academic year(s)  
StudyQA ranking:1532 Duration:12 months

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Extremely relevant in today's climate-aware world, this course is aimed at graduates from a wide range of disciplines. Whether you're an engineer, architect, lawyer or accountant, it will give you the qualifications you need for a career in either the renewable and traditional energy industries.

With an emphasis on sustainable development principles and practice, the course takes an industry-focused approach, with particular application to the water sector, property development and building design. You'll also study national and international environmental legal principles, opening the door to a possible career in sustainability-based projects worldwide.

You'll graduate with the ability to analyse and plan environmental sustainability solutions, particularly relating to water, building and property. You'll develop your communication skills, and be able to exchange theory and ideas on a wide range of sustainability issues, including environmental law, building design and waste management.

Based over one year, the course will involve lectures, tutorials, laboratory sessions and independent study. This course can also be studied part-time.

Trimester 1

Sustainability and Environment, Environmental Law, Sustainable Building Design

Trimester 2

Waste Management, Integrated Management Systems, choice of: Sustainable Urban Property Development, Sustainable Water Resources Management
On completion of Trimester 1 you will be eligible for a Postgraduate Certificate. After Trimester 2, a Postgraduate Diploma.

Trimester 3

MSc Project

The entry requirement for this course is a UK Honours degree at 2:2 or above. We look for applicants to have a background in any discipline in order to be eligible for the programme. This course is broad based and targeted at a diverse student body, including civil engineers, electrical engineers, building services engineers, mechanical engineers, architects, architectural technologists, quantity surveyors, lawyers, accountants, estate managers, etc. Candidates from all backgrounds seeking to gainan understanding of sustainabledevelopment are encouraged to apply.We may also consider lesser qualifications if you have sufficient relevant work experience within the industry.If English is not your first language, it is usually required that you sit an English language test in order to gain entry onto our postgraduate programmes.This course requires the standard IELTS 6.0 with no individual component score of less than 5.5 or equivalent. English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6 TOEFL iBT® test: 75 IMPORTANT NOTE: Since April 2014 the ETS tests (including TOEFL and TOEIC) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa. The IELTS test is most widely accepted by universities and is also accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK- learn more.

We have a selection of funding opportunities available such as the UK postgraduate tuition fee loan (Scottish & EU) and specific scholarships aimed at student from India and across Africa.

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