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Are you passionate about the environment and interested in exploring its connection with the humanities? Look no further than the MA in Environmental Humanities at Durham University. This interdisciplinary programme allows you to delve into the environmental crisis by crossing disciplinary boundaries and engaging with various humanities disciplines, as well as social and natural sciences. With a strong focus on research and practical engagement, you'll have the opportunity to tailor your own course by choosing modules from departments such as Anthropology, English Studies, Geography, History, Philosophy, and more. Join us in developing a response to the environmental crisis and make a difference in the world. Entry requirements include an upper-second class degree or equivalent.

About the course

The MA in Environmental Humanities explores how research in the study of the humanities disciplines can be applied to make a difference and boost the effectiveness of our response to the ever-growing global environmental crisis.

The course takes up elements from modules in departments including Anthropology, English Studies, Geography, History, Modern Languages and Cultures, Philosophy, and Theology and Religion to provide you with a firm grounding for either carrying out further research at a higher level or making a game-changing contribution to tackling environmental and climate issues.

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Entry Requirements

You will be expected to have an upper-second class degree, or the equivalent from a recognised national or international university; normally this will need to have a strong essay component.

You will also need to provide a personal statement of no more than 500 words. In your personal statement you should indicate why you are interested in this programme, include any relevant background experience you may have, and tell us anything else you think it would be helpful for us to know as we consider your application.


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