Resource and Environmental Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    18100 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
    7390 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
  • English
    Language
University rank #150 (WUR) ,
The management of land, air, water and other resources for sustainable development is a major challenge for the twenty first century. This very popular and vocationally relevant scheme will provide you with an in-depth critical understanding of the key management issues and challenges, as well as developing your problem-solving skills and practical knowledge for future employment in the environmental field. The Resource and Environmental Management programme is delivered by Lancaster University.

About

The management of land, air, water and other resources for sustainable development is a major challenge for the twenty first century. This very popular and vocationally relevant scheme will provide you with an in-depth critical understanding of the key management issues and challenges, as well as developing your problem-solving skills and practical knowledge for future employment in the environmental field.

You will be able to customise your learning by selecting from a wide range of optional modules in the natural and social sciences. Core modules in environmental management and environmental justice are delivered by the Lancaster Environment Centre. Optional modules include environmental law, water resources management, disaster management and environment and social culture.

You will also have the option of taking a six month research placement with a private sector company, government body or voluntary sector organisation as an alternative to a traditional dissertation.

The Resource and Environmental Management programme is delivered by Lancaster University.

Programme Structure

Core modules
  • Dissertation Project

  • Environmental Management

  • Geoinformatics

  • Research Methods

Optional modules

Three optional modules from the following (subject to change)

  • Climate Change and Society

  • Ecology Conservation and Culture

  • Environmental Auditing

  • Environment and Culture

  • International Environmental Law

  • Perspectives on Environment and Development

  • Right to Adequate Food as a Human Right

Course Structure

You will study a range of modules as part of your course, some examples of which are listed below.

Year 1

    Core

    • Environmental Management

    • Geoinformatics

    • Research Methods in the Social Sciences

    • Dissertation Project

    Optional

    • Perspectives on Environment and Development

    • Environmental Auditing

    • Climate Change and Society

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • Upper second class honours degree, or its equivalent, in a relevant subject. We can also consider applicants with a lower second class (or equivalent) if they have relevant work experience (including voluntary work).
  • IELTS: 6.5 or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18100 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7390 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7390 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part Time (per year):UK/EU:£3,695

Funding

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