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MLitt in Environment, Culture & Communication

University of Glasgow
Length: 1 - 2 years
Study pace: Full time/part time
Education level: Master's degree
Location: Glasgow
Language: English
Start date: September 2018

Program description

Program description

A unique and specialized degree

This masters in environment, culture & communication at the University of Glasgow is concerned with the relationships we hold with our 'wild' environments, and how these evolved.

You will develop a knowledge of environmental debates from both cultural and scientific perspectives, and learn to communicate environmental issues using a variety of tools and strategies.

This specialized masters degree program is at the very cutting edge of an emerging subject area, related to ecocriticism and green studies.  It is among the first in the world to blend disciplines in order to better understand environmental issues from multiple perspectives.

Environment, culture & communication core courses:

  • Reading the environment: old and new world romanticisms
  • Environmental communication*
  • Writing the environment: modern and contemporary nature writing
  • Environmental politics and society*

The course possesses a number of unique features, which will enhance your experience and add to your knowledge. 

  • A fieldtrip each semester to a location relevant to issues confronted on core courses
  • Regular seminars from guest speakers and practitioners
  • The opportunity to design a project which permits personal and creative interaction with environments and places, with assessment negotiated with the course convenor
  • Links with journals which encourage student submissions, with class time devoted to the development of materials for publication

Admission requirements

Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programs are:

  • A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject unless otherwise specified.
  • This program is suitable for students with or without a specialism in literary or environmental studies.

English Language requirements

  • IELTS 6.5 (with no subtest less than 6)
  • ibTOEFL 92 (with no subtest less than 20)
  • Cambridge ESOL Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) - B minimum or Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) - C minimum
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) - PTE minimum score of 60 with minimum 59 in all sub-tests 
  • The University of Glasgow accepts evidence of satisfactory language level from the Language Centre Pre-sessional courses and other BALEAP accredited pre-sessional courses

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