UCAS code D453
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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.
The course is accredited by the Institute of Economic Development and has been running for 13 years now, with a great success rate for graduate employment. Graduates have gone on to careers in community economic development and managing rural development initiatives.
You will also have the opportunity to take part in residential study weekends, which provide real added value to your overall study experience.
You will study entirely online, from anywhere in the UK, through the UHI virtual learning environment (VLE) with support from your tutors via email, Skype and online discussions. The course is also available for international enrolment.
Number of hours per week indicates the total number of hours you should dedicate to the course, which includes time spent in lectures and your own time spent on individual study and research.
For students normally domiciled in Scotland or the European Union/EEA (outside of the UK) and with a term time address in Scotland, the following fees apply for the academic year 2013-14:
|Full-time (120 credit modules) per year
|Part-time (structured) ? (3 x 20 credit modules) per year||
|Part-time (unstructured per module) ? (per 20 credit module)||
Fees are payable in advance each academic year unless otherwise agreed.
There are a number of funding options available to UK and EU students to help you pay for your studies and your cost of living whilst studying.
For students living in the rest of the UK (England, Wales and N. Ireland), with a term time address in Scotland, studying this course full time, fees for academic year 2013-14:
|Year 1||CertHE||£7,740 p.a.|
|Year 2||DipHE||£7,740 p.a.|
|Year 3||Degree||£7,740 p.a.|
*4th year free only for students who have paid for previous 3 years at the University of the Highlands and Islands
For students normally domiciled in the rest of the UK (England, Wales and N. Ireland) or the European Union/EEA, studying an undergraduate degree online from their home country, the following fees apply for the academic year 2013-14:
|Art, humanities, social sciences, business degrees (3 or 4 years)||Cost|
|Full-time per year (120 credits)||£4,440|
|Part-time per 20 credit module||£740|
|Online per 20 credit module||£740|
|Science and technology degrees (3 or 4 years)||Cost|
|Full-time per year (120 credits)||£5,496|
|Part-time per 20 credit module||£916|
|Online per 20 credit module||£916|
(students not living in the UK or European Union)
External scholarships and financial support may be available. Contact your enrolling college for more information.
Once you have successfully completed your BSc (Hons) Sustainable Development course, you might like to consider careers in:
International applicants should apply using the UHI International application form. Please download and print the form, complete and return using the address indicated. More information is available for international applicants at our international student page
We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI). UHI operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of gender, age, disability, ethnicity and socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.