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Postgraduate Courses (School of GeoSciences)

SCQF Level 08 (1 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
PGGE08001 SV1 Earth Observation for Sustainable Development Goals Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 10

SCQF Level 11 (135 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
PGGE11235 SV1 Active Remote Sensing: Radar and Lidar Semester 2 20
PGGE11083 Advanced Spatial Database Methods Not delivered this year 10
PGGE11284 SS1 Advanced Topics in Ecological Economics Semester 2 20
PGGE11003 SV1 Applications in Ecological Economics Semester 2 20
PGGE11209 Applied Carbon Methods Not delivered this year 10
PGGE11217 Applied Carbon Methods (online) Not delivered this year 20
PGGE11268 SS1 Applied Research Skills in Environment and Society Semester 2 20
PGGE11134 Archives: History, Geography, Politics Not delivered this year 20
PGGE11007 Atmospheric Quality and Global Change Not delivered this year 20
PGGE11210 Business Geographics Not delivered this year 10
PGGE11141 Carbon Capture and Transport Not delivered this year 20
PGGE11219 Carbon Economics (online) Not delivered this year 20
PGGE11139 SV1 Carbon Storage and Monitoring Semester 2 20
PGGE11192 SS1 Case Studies in Sustainable Development Semester 2 20
PGGE11292 SV1 Centring Racial Justice in Sustainability Transformations Semester 2 20
PGGE11262 Circular Economy Principles and Practices Not delivered this year 20
PGGE11213 Climate Change & Corporate Responsibility (online) Not delivered this year 20
PGGE11266 Climate Change Economics Not delivered this year 20
PGGE11126 SS1 Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Semester 1 20
PGGE11189 SS1 Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation (Online) Semester 1 20
PGGE11127 Climate Change Management Not delivered this year 20
PGGE11220 Climate Change Measurement (online) Not delivered this year 20
PGGE11299 SS1 Climate Change Mitigation Semester 2 20
PGGE11207 SS1 Climate Change Mitigation (online) Semester 2 20
PGGE11273 SS1 Climate Change and Business Semester 1 20
PGGE11274 SS1 Climate Change and Business (online) Block 5 (sem 2) 20
PGGE11160 Climate Change and Corporate Strategy Not delivered this year 20
PGGE11283 SV1 Computational Simulation of Hydrogeological Systems Semester 1 20
PGGE11231 SS1 Corals in a Changing Ocean Semester 2 20
PGGE11285 SV1 Creativity and the Environment Semester 2 20
PGGE11291 SS1 Data Collection and Analysis for Food Security Semester 2 20
PGGE11295 SS1 Development and Justice Semester 1 20
PGGE11006 SS1 Dissertation - Ecological Economics Block 5 (sem 2) 60
PGGE11051 SV1 Dissertation - Environment & Development Block 5 (sem 2) 60
PGGE11119 SS1 Dissertation - Environment, Culture & Society Block 5 (sem 2) 60
PGGE11008 SS1 Dissertation - Environmental Protection & Management Block 5 (sem 2) 60
PGGE11057 SV1 Dissertation - Environmental Sustainability Block 5 (sem 2) 60
PGGE11282 SS1 Dissertation in Applied Environmental Hydrogeology Block 5 (sem 2) 60
PGGE11227 Dissertation in Applied Geology (Geoenergy) Not delivered this year 60
PGGE11140 Dissertation in Carbon Capture and Storage Not delivered this year 60
PGGE11128 SS1 Dissertation in Carbon Management Block 5 (sem 2) 60
PGGE11218 SS1 Dissertation in Carbon Management (online) Full Year 40
PGGE11224 SS1 Dissertation in Earth Observation and Geoinformation Management Block 5 (sem 2) 60
PGGE11242 SS1 Dissertation in Energy, Society and Sustainability Block 5 (sem 2) 60
PGGE11178 SS1 Dissertation in Food Security Block 5 (sem 2) 60
PGGE11096 SS1 Dissertation in GIS Block 5 (sem 2) 60
PGGE11252 SS1 Dissertation in GeoEnergy Block 5 (sem 2) 60
PGGE11182 SS1 Dissertation in Soils and Sustainability Block 5 (sem 2) 60
METE11001 Dissertation in Sustainable Resource Management Not delivered this year 60
PGGE11237 SS1 Ecological Economics Field Methods in Research and Practice Semester 2 20
PGGE11304 SS1 Ecological Processes in Soils Semester 2 20
PGGE11188 SS1 Ecosystem Values and Management Semester 2 20
PGGE11247 SS1 Ecosystems and Global Change Semester 1 20
PGGE11185 Encountering Cities (PGT) Not delivered this year 20
PGGE11216 SS1 Energy & Climate (online) Semester 2 20
PGGE11277 Energy Systems and Technologies Not delivered this year 20
PGGE11296 SS1 Environment and Development in 'the field' Semester 2 20
PGGE11172 SS1 Environmental Geochemistry Semester 1 10
PGGE11248 Environmental Governance Not delivered this year 20
PGGE11257 SS1 Environmental Governance and Policy Semester 2 20
PGGE11009 SV1 Environmental Impact Assessment Semester 2 20
PGGE11294 SS1 Environmental Justice and Development Semester 1 20
PGGE11281 SV1 Environmental Site Assessment Project: A Field and Modelling Investigation Semester 2 20
PGGE11263 SS1 Environmental Survey and Monitoring Semester 2 20
PGGE11223 SS1 Environmental Valuation Semester 1 20
PGGE11243 Food, Animals and Society Not delivered this year 20
PGGE11204 Forensic Plant Health Not delivered this year 20
PGGE11025 Forests and Environment Not delivered this year 20
PGGE11004 SV1 Foundations in Ecological Economics Semester 1 20
PGGE11298 SS1 Foundations of climate science and politics (on campus) Semester 1 20
PGGE11302 SS1 Foundations of climate science and politics (online) Semester 1 20
PGGE11164 SS1 Frameworks to assess Food Security Semester 1 20
PGGE11203 Fundamentals of Plant Health Not delivered this year 20
PGGE11261 SS1 Future GeoEnergy Resources Full Year 20
PGGE11272 SV1 GIS and Spatial Analytics for Health Semester 2 20
PGGE11173 Geology for Earth Resources Not delivered this year 10
PGGE11293 SS1 Geology for GeoEnergy Block 1 (Sem 1) 10
PGGE11287 SS1 Global Challenges: Integrating Sustainable Development SLICC (Environment) Semester 2 20
PGGE11190 SS1 Global Environment Challenges Semester 1 20
PGGE11249 Human Dimensions of Environmental Change Not delivered this year 20
PGGE11130 Human dimensions of environmental change and sustainability Not delivered this year 20
PGGE11278 SV1 Hydrogeological Environments and Characterisation Semester 1 20
PGGE11288 Innovations in Sustainable Waste Management Not delivered this year 20
PGGE11286 SS1 Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Environment Semester 2 20
PGGE11166 SS1 Interrelationships in Food Systems Semester 2 20
PGGE11250 SS1 Introduction to Environmental Modelling Semester 2 20
PGGE11193 Lake District Field Excursion MSc Not delivered this year 10
PGGE11010 SV1 Land Use/Environmental Interactions Semester 1 20
PGGE11264 Living Sustainably Not delivered this year 20
PGGE11256 Managing Environmental Change (including Fieldcourse) Not delivered this year 20
PGGE11258 Managing Environmental Change Professional Placement Not delivered this year 60
PGGE11254 SS1 Marine Ecosystems and Policies Semester 1 20
PGGE11202 SV1 Marine Field Methods in Research and Practice Semester 2 20
PGGE11201 Marine Infrastructure and Environmental Change Not delivered this year 20
PGGE11186 Marine Systems and Policies Not delivered this year 20
PGGE11265 SS1 Nature-based Solutions Semester 2 20
PGGE11303 SS1 Nature-based Solutions (online) Block 5 (sem 2) 20
PGGE11106 SV1 Object Orientated Software Engineering: Spatial Algorithms Block 3 (Sem 2) 10
PGGE11016 SV1 Participation in Policy and Planning Semester 2 20
PGGE11241 SS1 Passive Earth Observation: New Platforms, Sensors, and Analytical Methods Semester 2 20
PGGE11290 SV1 Phytotechnologies - plant-based technologies for environmental management Semester 2 20
PGGE11205 Plant Health in a Global Context Not delivered this year 20
PGGE11260 SS1 Polar Oceans: Science and Policy Semester 2 20
GEGR11001 SV1 Political Ecology Semester 1 20
PGGE11233 SV1 Principles and Practice of Remote Sensing Semester 1 20
PGGE11269 SV1 Principles of Environmental Sustainability Semester 1 20
PGGE11301 SS1 Professional Climate Change Skills & Methods (online) Semester 2 20
PGGE11267 SV1 Professional Skills in Environment & Development Semester 2 20
PGGE11238 SS1 Professional and Research Skills in Practice Full Year 20
PGGE11271 SS1 Project Design and Field Skills (MSc) Full Year 20
PGGE11259 Project Design and Literature Analysis MSc Not delivered this year 20
PGGE11275 SS1 Research Design and Implementation (online) Semester 1 20
PGGE11138 SS1 Research Practice and Project Planning Full Year 20
PGGE11171 Research Project in Ecosystem Services Not delivered this year 60
PGGE11200 SS1 Research Project in Marine Systems and Policies Block 5 (sem 2) 60
PGGE11300 SV1 Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Semester 1 20
PGGE11144 SV1 Seismic Reflection Interpretation Semester 1 10
PGGE11276 Social Movements and the Environment Not delivered this year 20
PGGE11221 Soil Ecology and Taxonomy Not delivered this year 20
PGGE11183 SS1 Soil Protection and Management Semester 1 20
PGGE11180 SS1 Soil Science Concepts and Application Semester 1 20
PGGE11236 SV1 Spatial Modelling and Analysis Semester 1 20
PGGE11270 Student-Led Individually Created Course (SLICC) - Level 11 Not delivered this year 20
PGGE11226 SV1 Subsurface Reservoir Quality Semester 2 20
PGGE11165 SS1 Sustainability of Food Production Semester 1 20
PGGE11289 SS1 Sustainable Entrepreneurship Semester 1 20
PGGE11253 SS1 Sustainable Marine Development Semester 1 20
PGGE11234 SV1 Technological Infrastructures for GIS Semester 1 20
PGGE11145 Thesis, Project and Dissertation Not delivered this year 60
PGGE11279 SV1 Topical themes in GeoEngineering Semester 2 20
PGGE11114 SV1 Values and the Environment (P) Semester 1 20
PGGE11239 SV1 Visual Analytics Semester 2 20
PGGE11012 Waste Reduction and Recycling Not delivered this year 20
PGGE11018 SV1 Water Resource Management Semester 2 20
ENVI11002 SV1 Introduction to Three Dimensional Climate Modelling Semester 1 10
Key
Available to all students - SV
Not available to visiting students - SS
Part-year visiting students only - VV
 
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