International Graduate School
MSc in Nature, Society and Environmental Policy
Featured Staff MemberProfessor David Banister, Transport
Featured Research ProjectHope and oil: an ethnographic exploration of the emergent oil operation in São Tomé e Príncipe
Dr Andrew Barry and Dr Gisa Weszkalnys. Financial support from John Fell OUP Research Fund and British Academy; 2005-2007.
This course enables students to develop a theoretically sophisticated and empirically grounded understanding of the dynamic relations between environment, society and policy.
The syllabus responds to the profound social, economic and political challenges posed by the complexity of contemporary environmental change. It recognizes that addressing these challenges will require new ways of thinking underpinned by intellectual rigor, innovation and flexibility, as well as the capacity to think across existing disciplinary boundaries.
Completing this course will equip you with the knowledge, insight and confidence to indentify and re-cast key questions in environmental governance thereby becoming a future thought-leader and innovator in the field. It will equip you with the analytical skills to pursue a career at the cutting-edge of research and / or policy development in the public, private and voluntary sectors.
Read more about our course structure...
As a UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) accredited programme it will equip you with the analytical skills to pursue a career at the cutting-edge of research and / or policy development in the public, private and voluntary sectors.
Reflections from recent students...
Over 225 students have successfully graduated from this innovative and intellectually challenging course since its creation in 2003.
Find out our graduates' initial career destinations...