You will join one of the largest and most renowned centres of ecological economics research in the world on a programme that challenges conventional thinking and introduces a real-world approach to teaching economics. The MS Ecological Economics programme from University of Leeds combines modules that help you build strong conceptual foundations in sustainability with specialist modules in ecological, environmental, and heterodox economics. Its open to all students with an interest in economic issues, and does not require a previous degree in economics.
You are encouraged to carry-out your research with a partner organisation. This collaborative arrangement is designed to help you to deliver research that generates a real-world impact, while at the same time creating high employment prospects.Potential organisations for research partnerships include:
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A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) or above in social sciences, natural sciences, environmental studies, economics, management, engineering or a related subject.
Mature applicants without a first degree or with a lower degree classification may be considered on the basis of relevant industry experience and their potential to benefit from the course. A previous degree in economics is not required.
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
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The award recognises studying abroad as a positively life changing experience for many students as well as promoting intercultural understanding and tolerance. Successful candidates will receive up to £10,000 to be applied toward the cost of tuition fees.
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