University of Edinburgh: Environment, Culture and Society

InstitutionUniversity of Edinburgh View institution profile
Department School of GeoSciences
Web http://www.ed.ac.uk/studying
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Summary

Welcoming students from a variety of backgrounds, this exciting MSc will enable you to bridge disciplinary divides and tackle the environmental issues that face us all.

The MSc in Environment, Culture and Society provides you with up-to-date knowledge of the contemporary issues and debates on the relationships between the environment, nature, culture and society. Taught by world-leading experts and drawing on expertise from across the University, especially from social and political studies, landscape architecture, literature, archaeology, geography, philosophy, theology, science and technology studies, and development studies, the programme provides a unique critical perspective.

You will develop the skills and abilities to assess the importance and implications of geographical and other conceptual debates which shape environmental policy and practice. Our graduates are equipped to think critically, to generate new knowledge related to the environment, and to use this knowledge effectively to address urgent environmental challenges across a range of specialities such as policy, conservation, education, public consultation and the arts.

This programme is affiliated with a variety of University networks including the School of GeoSciences’ Cultural and Historical Geography Research Group, the Global Environment and Society Academy and the Energy and Society Network.

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