Sustainable Development BSc (Hons)

University of the Highlands and Islands
In Fort William (Scotland)

Price on request

Important information

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Fort william (Scotland)

This BSc (Hons) degree in sustainable development is the ideal course for you if you are interested in helping rural areas to develop  in a way that is sustainable and protects the environment on which our communities depend.

Important information

Where and when

Starts Location
15 September 2016
Fort William
Carmichael Way, PH33 6FF, Highlands and Islands, Scotland
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What you'll learn on the course

IT Development

Course programme

Year 1 - CertHE Core modules: Introduction to sustainable development Introduction to global environmental issues Climate, land and people Economics and the state Collection and interpretation of data Introduction to social policy Optional modules: Terrestrial environments Rural leadership The environment of mountain regions Overview of energy use Nature of health Year 3 - BSc Core modules: Globalisation and sustainable development Climate change Research skills project Sustainable tourism and the environment Sustainable fisheries, forestry and agriculture in the EU Literature review Optional modules: Rural health issues Energy in the built environment Promotion of diversity and equality Environmental planning in mountain regions Energy technology Public health issues Strategic environment monitoring Year 2 - DipHE Core modules: Economic development policy and theory Empowering communities Environmental conservation Urban - rural divide Local economic development and sustainability Introduction to GIS Optional modules: Social history of the Highlands and Islands Society and culture in mountain regions Renewable technology Principles and foundations of health promotion Year 4 - BSc (Hons) Core modules: Honours dissertation Sustainable energy and waste minimisation Social enterprise and the big society Geo-political development issues Biodiversity Optional modules: Planning, theory and practice Engaging with external agencies Project management for communities Wind power Deer management Comparative health studies Professional issues