Course Overview

This is a degree aimed at those who want to engage critically, practically and creatively with global and local environmental problems. The course brings together insights from social, cultural and environmental theories and approaches. Students can choose from a selection of social and natural science modules offered by the Department of Sociology and Lancaster Environment Centre (LEC).

Compulsory modules:

  • Environment and Culture
  • Researching Environment and Culture
  • Dissertation

Optional modules:

Choose four; options may vary from year to year.

  • Climate Change and Society;
  • Environmental Justice;
  • Perspectives on Environment and Development;
  • Policy, Publics and Expertise;
  • Social and Cultural Theory
  • Philosophies of Social Science
  • European and International Environmental Law
  • Feminist Technoscience Studies
  • Capitalism and Crisis
  • Theories of Economy & Society
  • Disaster Management
  • Environmental Auditing
  • Geoinformatics
  • Environmental Management
  • Geological Hazards
  • Environmental Toxicology
  • Modelling Environmental Processes
  • Wildlife Monitoring Techniques
  • Conservation Biology
  • Habitat Management
  • Food Security, Agriculture and Climate Change
  • Sustainable Water Management: Concepts, Governance and Practice