Find out more about our MSc Programmes!
We hope you will have the chance to meet with key members of Academic Staff; Recruitment Staff and to ask our Student Panel your questions. There will also be a networking lunch and campus tours.
The first MSc of its kind in Europe
A holistic and interdisciplinary approach to understand the functionality of marine environments, and the roles humans play in relying upon marine ecosystems for survival and prosperity.
Gain a broad understanding of the use of Earth observation data within the context of geographical information science and its associated methods.
The UK's first MSc in Carbon Capture and Storage
Decarbonising the energy sector - an exploration of the technology that can help to minimise the amount of CO2 released into the atmosphere
Find solutions to the challenge of global climate change
Study towards an degree ranked among the “Top 5 UK Sustainable Development and Environmental Management Masters” (Eduniversal)
The world’s first MSc in ecosystem services
Discover how the planet's natural resources contribute to human well-being
An interdisciplinary approach
Acquire new skills and thought processes to address urgent environmental challenges across environmental policy, conservation, education, public consultation and the arts
Environmental management, development agendas and socio-ecological questions
A uniquely interdisciplinary programme exploring how the environment can be managed to achieve fair and sustainable development
New approaches to sustainability
This programme encourages thinking across different disciplines to blend scientific, socio-economic and policy perspectives for a stronger understanding of sustainability and how it can be achieved
Quantitative geoscience for integrated subsurface exploration and development
There has never been a better time to be an industrial geologist. Society remains heavily reliant upon the Earth’s subsurface for resources such as hydrocarbons and water, and also for waste disposal.
An important technology that solves real-world problems
A programme developing strong practical skills with fundamental theoretical knowledge to support the application of GIS skills in any software environment. Our unique modular structure enables you to tailor the programme around your individual interests and career goals. Demand for skilled GIS expertise continues to develop at an unprecedented rate, and our programme is held in high regard by employers. Its reputation ensures that our graduates receive favourable consideration when they begin looking for work.
Build a unique set of skills and boost your career prospects
At the interface of archaeology, information and survey technologies, this programme aims to develop and improve the understanding of GIS by mixing practical skills with fundamental theoretical knowledge, in order to support the application of GIS skills to any software environment. Our unique modular structure enables you to tailor the programme around your individual interests and career goals. Demand for skilled archaeologists with GIS expertise continues to develop, and our team is held in high regard by employers.
The ‘big picture approach’ to resource use
(Formerly Integrated resource management) Giving students the practical knowledge and hands-on experience to pursue a range of international career paths in planning and managing environmental and economic demands
Humanity currently faces a range of complex and interrelated challenges: global warming, ecosystem disruption, biodiversity loss, and, for many, increasing difficulty in meeting basic human needs for energy, food, water and shelter. This part-time, online distance learning programme takes a multidisciplinary approach to understanding these issues and will develop your capacity to address them in your professional life.
The School of GeoSciences offers a suite of programmes in collaboration with Scotland's Rural College (SRUC):
Environmental Protection and Management
Soils and Sustainability
This article was published on Oct 23, 2014