School of GeoSciences MSc Programmes

Postgraduate Open Day - 21 November

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.

Virtual Open Day - 9 December 2014

Want to find out more about our suite of c18 Masters-level qualifications without leaving your desk?

This session will function as an alternative for those who are unable to attend one of our campus-based Open Days. Prospective students will have the chance to hear talks from our Postgraduate staff followed by informal chat sessions with other prospective students, current students and members of our academic and administrative support teams.

Date: Tuesday 09 Dec 2014

Time: 11am GMT

Register: via e-mail to natasa.honeybone@ed.ac.uk

Marine Systems and Policies

Apply Now for Marine Systems and Policies

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.

More info and how to apply

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MSc Earth Observation & Geoinformation Management

Gain a broad understanding of the use of Earth observation data within the context of geographical information science and its associated methods.

MSc Earth Observation & Geoinformation Management

CCS

MSc Carbon capture & storage

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

MSc Carbon capture & storage

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NEW PgCert Climate Change Management

For graduates who want an advanced academic qualification in tackling climate change. The online delivery means that you can study to be balanced alongside full-time employment and family commitments.

PgCert Climate Change Management

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MSc Carbon management

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)

MSc Carbon Management

Bee and Flower

Ecosystem services

The world’s first MSc in ecosystem services

Discover how the planet's natural resources contribute to human well-being

More info and how to apply

Boatman

MSc Environment, Culture and Society

An interdisciplinary approach

Acquire new skills and thought processes to address urgent environmental challenges across environmental policy, conservation, education, public consultation and the arts

MSc Environment, Culture and Society

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MSc Environment and development

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

MSc Environment and development

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Environmental sustainability

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

More info and how to apply

Petroleum GeoScience

Petroleum geoscience

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.

More info and how to apply

GIS

Geographical information science

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.

More info and how to apply

GIS Archeology

Geographical information science + archaeology

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.

More info and how to apply

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Sustainable resource management

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

More info and how to apply

Global Challenges

Global environment challenges

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.

More info and how to apply

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SRUC collaborative programmes

The School of GeoSciences offers a suite of programmes in collaboration with Scotland's Rural College (SRUC):

Ecological Economics

Environmental Protection and Management

Food Security

Soils and Sustainability

More info about four MSc programmes offered in collaboration with SRUC



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