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Sustainability seems to be a global movement, with many countries trying to move towards this important ideal of preserving resources for as long as possible. This has proven to be somewhat of a social challenge, which affects everything from individual lifestyles to transportation.

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University of Strathclyde: Faculty of Engineering

This course includes two streams, MSc/PgDip Design Engineering with Sustainability and MSc/PgDip Design Engineering with Advanced Product Development. It aims to address ... [+]

Why this course?

This course includes two streams, MSc/PgDip Design Engineering with Sustainability and MSc/PgDip Design Engineering with Advanced Product Development.

It aims to address the issues associated with a rapidly changing market and the demands for better, cheaper and personalized products developed within the shortest possible time. It will provide a thorough training in design theories and process models, design methods, design techniques, computer-supported product modeling, analysis, evaluation and digital and physical rapid prototyping of a design solution.

The course enhances the professional and creative abilities of graduates from a variety of technical disciplines, from mechanical, civil and industrial engineering to science, architecture, computing, and electronics.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
9 - 24 months
Campus
University of Stirling

This MSc/PgDip Housing Studies (with internship) course fully integrates all of the academic and practice components of the professional qualification of the Chartered In ... [+]

Overview

This MSc/PgDip Housing Studies (with internship) course fully integrates all of the academic and practice components of the professional qualification of the Chartered Institute of Housing. This includes a 10-week structured, assessed work experience internship, which sets up graduates for a ‘fast track’ into a career with housing organisations in the social, voluntary and private sectors.

You’ll be introduced to the most up-to-date ideas and debates in housing and offered the opportunity to learn about the cutting edge of housing practice.

Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Housing, the course covers all aspects of housing services, sustainable communities, governance and law, housing organisations, and health and wellbeing.... [-]

United Kingdom Stirling
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 21 months
Online & Campus Combined
University of Stirling

As part of the highly flexible method of learning, the following degree outcomes are offered, all of which offer a route to an MSc, Postgraduate Diploma, and Postgraduate ... [+]

Introduction

As part of the highly flexible method of learning, the following degree outcomes are offered, all of which offer a route to an MSc, Postgraduate Diploma, and Postgraduate Certificate qualification. All students will register for the degree in Sustainable Aquaculture in the first instance and be given the opportunity to change degree outcome at the end of the Foundation modules. All avenues to achieving your qualification are possible on a full-time or discontinuous basis to fit your individual needs.

Aquaculture Business Management Aquaculture and Development Aquaculture and the Environment Aquaculture Business Management

Aquaculture Business Management provides appropriate and flexible learning opportunities to allow students to understand the economics of aquaculture and set up business plans necessary to establish and consolidate new and existing aquaculture enterprises. The course places an emphasis on investment, financial management and marketing considerations, fundamental to the success of commercial aquaculture operations in any operating context.... [-]

United Kingdom Stirling
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
University of Stirling

Study at the world-renowned Institute of Aquaculture – a leading international centre in sustainable seafood production and the largest of its kind in the world. The Inst ... [+]

Overview

Study at the world-renowned Institute of Aquaculture – a leading international centre in sustainable seafood production and the largest of its kind in the world. The Institute brings together world-class, cross-disciplinary researchers to address a wide range of global challenges facing industry and society.

Our Masters in Sustainable Aquaculture explores the principles of aquaculture and the key factors influencing the viability of aquatic animal farming and food production systems. You’ll develop an understanding of aquatic animal biology, environmental issues, nutrition, reproduction and genetics, disease and health management.

With practical application at the core of your studies, you can choose to focus on specific aspects of sustainable aquaculture, including:... [-]

United Kingdom Stirling
September 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
University of St Andrews

The MSc in International Development Practice is a one-year interdisciplinary Masters degree. Taught by academic staff and development practitioners, it explores the theo ... [+]

The MSc in International Development Practice is a one-year interdisciplinary Masters degree. Taught by academic staff and development practitioners, it explores the theoretical and practical aspects of international development work.

The MSc International Development Practice offers an interdisciplinary approach to international development theory and practice. Students explore key theoretical concepts in development studies and receive practical training that can be applied in international development roles.

Highlights Targeted at students intending to follow a career in international development. Combines the exploration of key theoretical concepts in development studies with training in skills used by development practitioners. Provides a substantial introduction to quantitative and qualitative methods for assessing development programmes. Interdisciplinary approach means you can explore a range of methodological approaches. Your summer research project can – subject to availability – be undertaken in collaboration with an external organisation involved in development practice. ... [-]
United Kingdom Saint Andrews
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of St Andrews

The MSc Conservation Studies is a one-year interdisciplinary Masters degree. It provides a scientific understanding of data collection and analysis, environmental governa ... [+]

The MSc Conservation Studies is a one-year interdisciplinary Masters degree. It provides a scientific understanding of data collection and analysis, environmental governance, and conflicts between conservation and societies.

The MSc Conservation Studies offers an interdisciplinary approach to conservation theory and practice. It brings together students and academic staff from a range of disciplinary backgrounds, but with a shared passion for conservation.

Highlights Explore conflicts between different human agencies, engage with conservation policy and governance at different scales (local, national, and international), and consider the relationship between the public, science, and policy. Research ecological case studies and examples from a range of habitats in aquatic and terrestrial systems and gain a scientific understanding of data collection and analysis. An interdisciplinary approach means you can explore a range of methodological approaches to conservation – ecological, economic, historical, etc. Your summer research project can (subject to availability) be undertaken in collaboration with an external organisation involved in conservation practice. ... [-]
United Kingdom Saint Andrews
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of St Andrews

The MSc in Sustainable Development and Environmental Economics offers additional training and research opportunities in the field of environmental economics for students ... [+]

The MSc in Sustainable Development and Environmental Economics offers additional training and research opportunities in the field of environmental economics for students interested in making a change to society, environment and economy.

The MSc in Sustainable Development and Environmental Economics is a one-year, full-time taught postgraduate programme run by the School of Geography and Sustainable Development.

Sharing teaching elements from the MSc in Sustainable Development, this programme takes an interdisciplinary approach and draws on economic analysis and thinking to understand the links between people and their environment, resulting in a programme of study which is both intellectually stimulating and highly relevant to today’s job market.... [-]

United Kingdom Saint Andrews
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of St Andrews

This MSc is part of a double Masters which takes place at both the University of St Andrews and the Moscow State Institution of International Relations (MGIMO) for which ... [+]

This MSc is part of a double Masters which takes place at both the University of St Andrews and the Moscow State Institution of International Relations (MGIMO) for which students receive a qualification from both institutions. The first year in St Andrews focuses on Sustainable Development, while the second year at the MGIMO focuses on energy.

The MSc in Sustainable Development and Energy is a full-time taught postgraduate programme run by the School of Geography and Sustainable Development.

The course is part of a double Masters degree in which students spend one year at St Andrews and the second year studying abroad at the MGIMO in Moscow. The MSc at St Andrews is awarded independently of the second year at Moscow.... [-]

United Kingdom Saint Andrews
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of St Andrews

The MSc in Sustainable Development is aimed at students with a background in biology, economics, environmental sciences, geography, mathematics, politics or sociology who ... [+]

The MSc in Sustainable Development is aimed at students with a background in biology, economics, environmental sciences, geography, mathematics, politics or sociology who are interested in making a change to society, the environment and the economy.

The MSc in Sustainable Development is a one-year, full-time taught postgraduate programme run by the School of Geography and Sustainable Development.

Sustainable development is now widely regarded as the most promising framework within which the challenges of clean water and adequate sanitation, energy generation and supply, human health, food production and distribution, and the threats to biodiversity can be addressed. The MSc programme will enable you to develop the knowledge you need to understand and address sustainability issues from multiple perspectives.... [-]

United Kingdom Saint Andrews
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of St Andrews

The PGDip/MSc in Sustainable Aquaculture offers a range of part-time, e-learning, postgraduate-level modules which aim to develop students' critical understanding of the ... [+]

The PGDip/MSc in Sustainable Aquaculture offers a range of part-time, e-learning, postgraduate-level modules which aim to develop students' critical understanding of the development and principles of aquaculture.

The Sustainable Aquaculture distance learning modular programme is taught part-time via an online e-learning platform offering online tutorial support, direct email contact with tutors, video streams and access to student bulletin boards. This structure allows students the maximum flexibility to complete their studies while continuing their employment.

Highlights Flexible modular e-learning allows students to complete their studies while continuing their employment. The course uses an online e-learning platform with tutorial support, direct contact with tutors, video stream and access to student bulletin boards. Teaching format ... [-]
United Kingdom Saint Andrews
September 2019
Part-time
18 - 60 months
Online
The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

The programme is designed as an institutional collaboration between the University of Edinburgh and SASA (Science and Advice for Scottish Agriculture), a government facil ... [+]

Programme Description

Within conservation science there is increasing recognition of the value of genetic data to support management decisions, however, scientists and managers with the skills and knowledge to apply population genetic theory to conservation practice are lacking. Within this arena, wildlife forensics is an exciting new field that is attracting increasing global attention in the fight against the illegal wildlife trade.

The PPD/Cert/Dip/MSc in Applied Conservation Genetics with Wildlife Forensics aims to provide a blend of theoretical and practical education in the application of genetic data to wildlife management and conservation law enforcement. The programme will cover all essential aspects, from population genetic theory, through data analysis, to the considerations involved in the interpretation and transfer of scientific findings to management, policy and criminal investigation.... [-]

United Kingdom Edinburgh
September 2019
Part-time
1 - 6 years
Online
University of Strathclyde Business School

This innovative programme focuses on tackling major urban opportunities and issues. The course provides you with the skills and understanding to become a leader in the de ... [+]

Why this course?

This innovative programme focuses on tackling major urban opportunities and issues.

The course provides you with the skills and understanding to become a leader in the design and delivery of sustainable city strategies.

Over half the world’s population now live in cities. Achieving sustainable futures for urban centres is a growing issue. You’ll develop a full understanding of how cities work and acquire the tools to:

re-design city systems raise finance gain political and community support for transformative city strategies and projects

You’ll demonstrate your knowledge through high-quality work placements rather than a traditional dissertation. The course offers flexibility to pursue your individual interests and diversify your skills.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
Campus
Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Engineering and Built Environment

Climate Justice is an important global topic and is expected to grow as climate change impacts more people and more focus is placed on domestic and international policy, ... [+]

The only programme of its kind in the world, GCU's MSc Climate Justice explores one of the most pressing issues of our times: climate justice, where climate change, human rights and policy development intersect.

Each year, the effects of climate change become more pronounced. People all over the world are already being displaced due to rising sea levels, crop-destroying droughts and disasters like floods and forest fires. Over the next decade, these climate consequences will only intensify. How we chose to move forward may be one of the most important ethical questions of the 21st century.

Your MSc Climate Justice programme will prepare you to think strategically and contribute to the growing field of climate justice. You might help craft public policy at a local or global level, work with a non-profit or intergovernmental agency, assist a developmental organisation or pursue academic research in the field.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 5 years
Campus
Online
University of Dundee - School of Social Sciences

The aim of the MSc programme is to prepare participants for managerial, advisory and academic positions in the energy sector. The programme aims to provide an intellectua ... [+]

Overview

The aim of the MSc programme is to prepare participants for managerial, advisory and academic positions in the energy sector. The programme aims to provide an intellectually challenging academic programme of study, which will demand of the student the ability to analyse, synthesise and evaluate key theoretical concepts and practical applications in energy with an emphasis on the economic dimensions of the subject.

The world's long-term economic development depends on the existence of efficient, innovative and creative energy and resources industries. These, in turn, rely on individuals who possess a sound grasp of their legal, economic, technical and policy backgrounds.... [-]

United Kingdom Dundee
September 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
University of Dundee - School of Social Sciences

Sustainability has emerged as one of the defining issues of the 21st century. Achieving enduring and fairer societies requires viable economies, sound science and good go ... [+]

Overview

Sustainability has emerged as one of the defining issues of the 21st century. Achieving enduring and fairer societies requires viable economies, sound science and good governance. This course provides training in theory and critical analysis along with the practical skills to facilitate the transformations needed to deliver secure low carbon futures.

The MSc in Sustainability is being introduced in recognition of the grand challenges of water, food, energy and health security facing the planet. The portfolio of environmental disciplines is exceptionally strong in the University as are its traditions of cross-disciplinary collaboration and cooperation.

Along with the flagship MSc in Sustainability, there are three specialised pathways:... [-]

United Kingdom Dundee
September 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus