Environmental Monitoring for Management, M.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • 14950
    Tuition (Year)
    6600
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
    Language
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This programme is for graduates who wish to pursue a career in the environment sector in the UK or internationally, or those already working in the sector seeking to enhance their skills and employability. Graduates have an excellent track record of securing jobs in environmental consultancy, research and government agencies.
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  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

The unique emphasis of this programme is the practical challenge of measuring, analysing and evaluating dynamic environmental data for environmental problem-solving and management purposes. Learning is focussed around practical field and laboratory work.

A key element of the programme is the dissertation, for which students undertake research relating to any special interests they have in environmental management.

Core study areas include tools for river management, lake monitoring and management, wind erosion measurement and mitigation, natural hazard and catastrophe modelling, applied environmental GIS, hydroclimatological monitoring and modelling, evidence-based environmental management, research design, professional practice in environmental management, and a dissertation.

Programme Structure

Environment-specific theory and skills
  • Tools for River Management
  • Lake Monitoring and Management
  • Wind Erosion Measurement and Mitigation
Generic skills
  • Natural Hazard and Catastrophe Modelling for Environmental Management
  • Applied Environmental GIS
  • Hydroclimatological Monitoring and Modelling
  • Evidence-based Environmental Management
  • Research Design
  • Professional Practice in Environmental Management
Research Project
  • Dissertation

Detailed Programme Facts

    • Started in

      • There is no deadline for this start date.

      Dates reflect the university's timezone.

  • Duration full-time 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
  • Intensity Flexible
  • Duration part-time 24 months
  • Part-time variant
    Flexible

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Academic Requirements

Upper second class (2:1) honours degree in geography or other science / engineering discipline.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 14950 International
  • GBP 6600 EEA
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Funding

A number of scholarships and bursaries are available (dependent on eligibility):

  • Student loans for master's degrees
  • Department-specific bursaries
  • Scholarships
  • Professional and Career Development Loans
  • External charities and trusts
  • Studentships
  • Research Council funding

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