These skills are highly relevent if you wish to pursue a career in environmental management, or consultancy, and provide a firm grounding for reserach in the environmental sciences.
Dr Jason Dortch directs the course, with input from other physical geographers working on a wide variety of aspects of environmental change. Current research includes:
We also use the proximity of Manchester to the upland areas of the Peak District; several past MSc students completed dissertation work in close collaboration with various organisations responsible for land management in the Peak District, giving their work direct policy relevance.
Core course units typically cover:
Dates reflect the university's timezone.
Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the English language. Find English courses on Language Learning Portal.
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Full entry requirements
Academic entry qualification overview: Applicants should hold a Second Class Honours degree, or its equivalent, in Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences, or Geography. Graduates in Chemistry, Biological Sciences, Mathematics, Engineering or a cognate discipline are also welcome. We particularly welcome applications from geographers already working in research or policy related fields.
Applicants whose first language is not English should meet the following language requirements:
Applicants whose language of academic instruction for at least 1 year has been English may be exempted from this requirement, at the discretion of the School.
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