This market-leading Master's course in Environmental Management addresses the management principles necessary for the successful implementation of sound environmental management practice and legal processes involved in environmental control at a range of scales.
The course develops understanding of environmental processes and applies this to both the legal framework and management decision-making activities. The course seeks to raise your ability to understand and analyse environmental problems at Master's level, in order to develop solutions.
You will be presented with the tools needed for environmental management, including project management, life cycle analysis, accounting and reporting, environmental reviews and audits. The course includes the processes and legislative approaches related to the reduction of emissions to air, land and water, and the effects of pollution together with the legislative framework in which they are set.
Accreditation The MSc in Environmental Science: Legislation and Management is accredited by the Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES) and the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM). This entitles students to free student membership of the IES and CIWEM.
Scholarships For our September intake we have 2 specific scholarship schemes available: the Queen's Anniversary Prize Scholarships provide 6 x £3000 fee waiver scholarships to our best applicants (no additional application is required for these); and the £4000 Water Conservators Bursary is awarded to one student who writes the essay on water and the environment (some years we split the scholarship between 2 exceptional applicants). Brunel Univeristy London also has some scholarship schemes available for applicants to any MSc programme.
Designed to suit your needs This MSc course can be taken in part-time (from 1 day a week for 2 years) or full-time (from 2 days a week for 1 years) mode. Students can start in September or January.
Employability Our alumni have gone on to work in key public and private sector organisations as well as more entrepreneurial pursuits. Employability is a major focus within the university with support for transferable skills, CV and application writing, interview skills and opportunities for internships and work placements.
Course modules Compulsory modular blocks
- Environmental Law (15 credits) - Environmental Hazards and Risk (15 credits) - Environmental Management (15 credits) - Sustainable Development in Practice (15 credits) - Biosphere (15 credits) - Research and Critical Skills in Environmental Science (15 credits) - Dissertation (60 credits)
Optional modular blocks Students normally choose 1 module from Group A and 1 module from Group B. (If desired, students are also able to choose “no modules from Group A and 2 modules from Group B” or “2 modules from Group A and no modules from Group B” but must understand that this unbalances the 2 terms: 45:75 or 75:45 credits as opposed to 60:60.)
Group A (pick 1) - Environment, Health and Societies - Climate Change: Science and Impacts - Chemical Regulation and Legislation in the EU - Environmental Modelling
Group B (pick 1) - Current Practice in Chemical Risk Assessment - Clean Technology - Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation - GIS and Data Analysis
Dissertation (60 credits)
Students will be admitted with a Science based degree with a minimum grade of a 2:2 (or equivalent). A wide range of disciplines are acceptable, for example: Environmental Science; Engineering; Physics; Chemistry; Biology; Geography; Environmental Health; Marine Science; Maths; Agricultural Science; Law; Business and Economics.
6500 (FT) or 3250 (PT) for Home/EU students; 16500 (FT) for non-EU students
Recipient: Brunel University London
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