BSc (Hons) Environment and Development

Duration: 3 years

Course details

This degree is designed to develop core knowledge and skills, while also allowing you to follow particular interests in environmental and development studies. It includes some exposure to natural science concepts in the course Environmental Change: Past, Present and Future. The other environment-related courses build upon this understanding of the natural world but adopt a social science perspective.


Year 1

  • Sustainable Development

  • The LSE Course: Understanding the causes of things

  • Environment, Economy and Society

  • Environmental Change: Past, Present and Future

Year 2

  • Introduction to Global Development

  • Environment: Science and Society

  • The LSE Course: Understanding the causes of things

  • Applied Environmental Economics

Year 3

  • Environment and Development

  • Environmental Governance

  • Optional Modules

Entry requirements

  • A level : AAB
  • SQA Higher : AAAB
  • SQA Advanced Higher : AAB

Career possibilities

Graduates have gone on to work in all areas of environmental policy and economics at the local, national and international level, whether in the public sector for government departments and agencies, in the private sector for industry and environmental/management consultancies, or in the NGO sector for pressure groups and think tanks. A number of recent graduates have also gone on to further study at graduate level.

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