M.Sc. Applications in Environmental Science

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • GBP22000 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    GBP11000 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
The University of Manchester | Manchester, United Kingdom
Governments, industry and society, in all countries, are increasingly aware of the importance of securing sustainable development through cost-effective pollution controls and resource conservation. As a result, there is a growing need, internationally, for suitably qualified personnel in the environmental authorities of central and local government, industry and commerce, consultancy and research. Moreover, the resulting legal requirements on the part of governments and industry to conform to national and international agreements and regulations means that such demand will remain even during periods of economic austerity and retrenchment.

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Governments, industry and society, in all countries, are increasingly aware of the importance of securing sustainable development through cost-effective pollution controls and resource conservation. As a result, there is a growing need, internationally, for suitably qualified personnel in the environmental authorities of central and local government, industry and commerce, consultancy and research. Moreover, the resulting legal requirements on the part of governments and industry to conform to national and international agreements and regulations means that such demand will remain even during periods of economic austerity and retrenchment.

Employers are increasingly requiring environmental science graduates to have a strong grounding in the quantitative and qualitative skills required to address environmental questions in additional to subject-specific knowledge and understanding. This programme addresses these requirements through a core of skills-based modules with the emphasis on synthesis.

This research focused Masters course consists of a core taught component and two research projects, with the option to undertake one project placement in industry.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline as early as possible
Tuition fee
  • GBP 22000 per year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • GBP 11000 per year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
Start date
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

Courses:
  • Measuring and Predicting
  • Tutorial and Workshop Module
  • Human Impacts on the Biosphere
  • Living with Climate Change
  • Water Chemistry
  • Environmental Law
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Water Movement
  • Geomicrobiology
  • GIS & Environmental Applications
  • Environment and Development
  • Planning for Environmental Change
  • Global Environmental Politics
  • The EU: Politics & Policy Making

English Language Requirements

Take IELTS test

Requirements

Academic entry qualification overview: Upper-second or 1 st class Honours degree, or an international equivalent, in a relevant science discipline, e.g. biology, zoology, environmental science, earth science or physical geography.

English language: For MSc applicants whose first language is not English an IELTS score of 6.5 in each component, TOEFL 577 (paper based), TOEFL 233 (computer based) or TOEFL 90 (internet based) is required as a minimum.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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