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University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI): Sustainable Rural Development

Institution University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)
Department Science, Technology and the Environment
Telephone 01463 279190
Study type Taught


What is special about this course? If you want to progress into a managerial role in rural development and sustainability fields, this postgraduate course in Sustainable Rural Development is for you.

You will study social, environmental, economic development and professional development, and community engagement issues in the context of managing rural development.

The MSc Sustainable Rural Development can be studied online from anywhere in the world.

Special features ◾Gain key theoretical knowledge in understanding current rural development and sustainability issues and how this may be applied to work effectively with communities and associated organisations ◾Develop key research and policy skills to enable you to progress your career to become an expert in rural sustainability issues ◾Study individual modules for personal or professional development, or work towards the PgCert, PgDip or full masters degree ◾Study online, full time or part time when and where it suits you, within the UK and internationally

How long will my course last? ◾Full-time: 2 years @ 40 hours per week ◾Part-time (structured): 3-4 years @ 12 hours per week per module ◾Part-time (unstructured): 6 years (maximum) @ 6 hours per week per module


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