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

Find out what this programme involves, why you should study it and what you will learn.

Applying for your programme

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Entry requirements and how to apply for your chosen programme.

Programme structure

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The MSc in Environment, Culture and Society involves two semesters of lectures 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 opportunities

We have set up three short surveys and would be delighted to hear from anyone interested in postgraduate study online or on campus in ‘Circular Economy’,  ‘Natural Hazards and Risk’, or 'Applied Hydrogeology'.

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