Sustainable Development MA (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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( 4.2) 1386 reviews


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UCAS CODE HL23
Sustainable development refers to the challenges of reducing global inequity and improving wellbeing, while reducing threats to the Earths systems from industrialised production and consumption. Effective environmental care, in relation to climate stability, biodiversity and renewal of natural resources, requires the examination of how societies organise social, economic and political activity, how they relate to their surroundings and how they ensure the renewal of natural resources for future ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
98th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
16th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
11th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
23rd

Start date and duration

Start date
14-SEP-20
Full Time
4 Years

Anthropology

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 90 = 10% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Anthropology graduate salary at this uni
£19,000
UK Anthropology graduate salary
£19,000

Physical Geographical Sciences

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Physical Geographical Sciences graduate salary at this uni
£23,000
UK Physical Geographical Sciences graduate salary
£20,000

Sociology

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Sociology graduate salary at this uni
£19,000
UK Sociology graduate salary
£19,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, January 2020

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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A level
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Physical Geographical Sciences

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Geography
77%
Mathematics
62%
Biology
34%
Chemistry
26%
Physics
26%

Sociology

Anthropology

Tuition fees

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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£1,820 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£1,820 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£20,950 per year
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Latest Sustainability reviews

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Mariana
07 Dec 18

Sustainable Development MA (Hons)

Good, I love my course and activities, but I feel like student well-being, and welfare is NOT a priority for the uni -...

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How Sustainability students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 8 reviews

5 star 13%
4 star 75%
3 star 12%
2 star 0%
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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 1,386 reviews

5 star 34%
4 star 53%
3 star 12%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%

Where you'll study

University of Edinburgh

George Square Edinburgh
Edinburgh, City Of
EH8 9JZ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Edinburgh Waverley  0.3 miles away

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