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Human activity is changing the natural environment at an unprecedented rate. As a result humanity 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 contemporary environmental issues and will develop your capacity to address them in your professional life.
A UK 2:1 degree, or its international equivalent, in any subject. Professional experience will also be taken into account.
You are encouraged to use the personal statement in your application to describe your interests in the programme and what you would bring to the programme. You should also provide details on any relevant work experience.
All applicants must meet our general entry and language requirements.
If English is not your first language, you must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of your spoken and written English.
Detailed advice for international students is available here:
Drawing from the University’s unique breadth of expertise, this programme takes an interdisciplinary approach to help you develop an in-depth understanding of the environmental challenges faced by humanity, and how human activity drives environmental change.
This programme is affiliated with the University's Global Environment & Society Academy.
The programme is split into three taught courses:
Courses are delivered through a mix of online modes, including video lectures, study guides, self-directed and guided reading, and a range of interactive online reflection and discursive activities.
Students will be equipped to:
This programme will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need for work with governments, NGOs, international aid organisations, United Nations agencies, the private sector, universities, other research institutions and elsewhere.
Please see Scholarships and Student Funding Services for information about funding opportunities:
This article was published on Aug 21, 2013