Environmental Assessment and Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
    7380 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
  • English
    Language

About

3 good reasons to study Environmental Assessment and Management at Salford

  • Recognised by the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) as having cognate degree status
  • Opportunities for project work with private, public and third sector organisations
  • Interactive site visits offer practical experience

Course Summary

This course offers a broad-based curriculum studying the relationships between human and natural components of the environment.

It is designed to produce graduates sufficiently equipped to play a leading role in the formulation, implementation and evaluation of environmental policy initiatives within the environmental industries.

This course enables you to develop essential knowledge and skills to progress to a professional career in environmental management, regulation or consultancy.

Accreditation

The Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) process could help you to make your work and life experience count. The APL process can be used for entry onto courses or to give you exemptions from parts of your course.


Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Risk: Perception and Management 
  • Techniques for Environmental Assessment and Management 
  • Research and Professional Practice
  • Environmental Investigation and Remediation (optional) 
  • Energy, Resources and Sustainability (optional)
  • Dissertation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Postgraduate courses may start at varying times throughout the year. You should  submit your application at least one month prior to your chosen course starting date.
  • 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 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • 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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  • Minimum required score (Grade C):

    180

    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

Entry Requirements

Applicants should possess at least a UK lower second class honours degree (2:2) or equivalent in any subject.

English Language Requirements

International applicants will be required to show a proficiency in English. An IELTS score of 6.5 (no element below 5.5) is proof of this. If you need to improve your written and spoken English, you might be interested in our English Language courses. International Students - Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS)International Students are required by the Home Office and/or the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) to apply for an Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) Certificate before they begin studying their course. You may need to obtain an ATAS Certificate before you come to the UK in order for you to comply with Home Office regulations. Please refer to your offer conditions.

Suitable For

The course seeks to contribute to the development of a new generation of environmental practitioners (i.e. managers, advisors and regulators) who can understand the fundamental methodologies used in different disciplines, are capable of thinking in an interdisciplinary way and who can assess and manage risks to health and the environment. The course is for you if you are committed to pursuing a career with a practitioner focus in the environmental industries.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7380 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7380 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
Part-time: £1,230 per 30 credit module

Living costs for Salford

540 - 620 /month
Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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