Masters in Environmental Education


The Rhodes University Education Department and Environmental Learning Research Centre (ELRC) offers a full thesis Master's degree in Education (Environment and Sustainability Education).

The master's research programme contributes knowledge on learning, sustainability and social and education system change. The programme is led by Associate Prof. Lausanne Olvitt, and is supported by two research chairs and senior ELRC lecturing staff.

Studies can be full time or part time. Rhodes offers five one-week contact sessions throughout the year to support the design and implementation of a full-thesis research project of the student's choice. This includes a research methodology module.

Provisional MEd (EE) Teaching Blocks 2022:

  • 07 - 11 February
  • 04 - 08 April
  • 27 June - 01 July
  • 03 - 07 October 

This master's degree is designed for practising environmental education, training and development practitioners; including teachers with various subject specialisms, lecturers and other adult educators, curriculum or resource developers, journalists, writers, researchers, conservationists, development workers, social learning facilitators, and others. An honours degree or equivalent is normally required for access but students with an exceptional track record and evidence of academic ability are welcomed to apply.

Please note that applications are currently open, more detail is noted in the MEd EE Flyer 2022 




Last Modified: Fri, 20 May 2022 11:23:55 SAST