School of GeoSciences

MSc Environment, Culture and Society

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

About the programme

This MSc provides you with up-to-date knowledge of the contemporary issues and debates on the relationships between the environment, nature, culture and society. 

Applying for your programme

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Entry requirements and how to apply for your chosen programme.

Programme structure

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This MSc programme involves two semesters of taught courses followed by an individual research project.

Field trips

There are field trips in the autumn and spring for this programme and, depending on option courses chosen, there are opportunities for additional site visits across Scotland.


The employable skills you will learn, and what our recent graduates are doing now.

Teaching staff

The Environment, Culture and Society MSc programme is taught by a number of field experts.

Costs & funding options

Find out details of programme costs and scholarship or funding options.

Social media & videos

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View testimonials from our former Programme Director and recent graduates of the programme and interact us via a range of social media channels.

Apply now and entry requirements


Survey - new programme opportunity

We have set up a short survey and would be delighted to hear from anyone interested in postgraduate study (online or on campus) in ‘Circular Economy’.

Your feedback will help shape the content and structure of this new programme, and there is an opportunity to leave your contact details so we can keep you up to date on any developments.