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About Land Management
Masters degrees in Land Management offer advanced training in efficient preservation, use and development of different sites - from rural estates, to conservation zones and recreational areas.
Taught MSc course are most typical in this field, with some courses offering professional accreditation. Entry requirements normally include an undergraduate degree in an appropriate subject, such as Environmental Science or Landscape Architecture.
Courses in this field are highly diverse, and offer training in a wide range of land types in rural and urban areas. You will typically explore the use and misuse of these areas, learning to develop strategies for adequate land administration systems and spatial governance.
Consideration is also given to the social implications of Land Management, and how different groups of people are affected by changes in land use. This includes understanding strategies in policy-making, sustainability, ethics and law to reflect the needs of different communities.
Traditional careers include surveying and consultancy for businesses, charities and wildlife agencies. You could also consider legislative roles for government departments, such as town planning and rural management. You may also undertake work in forestry, coastline supervision, or agricultural management.
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The next expected admission to this course is September 2019 for SUFONAMA. The course is a two-year world-class integrated programme aimed at qualifying graduates to deal with the huge challenges facing temperate forestry, agriculture and sustainable land use. Read more
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Surveying roles encompasses all activities concerned with measuring and recording information about the world that surrounds us. A surveyor can work in many different environments for a variety of reasons; building, residential, commercial, environmental and quantity. Read more
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MPhil courses offered by the Department of Land Economy share a number of common aims. Enable students of high calibre to pursue their education at an advanced applied level drawing on the primary disciplines of economics, planning and environmental policy, with additional specialisms in finance and law. Read more
This programme provides the skills and knowledge required for a career in water and environmental management. You will acquire academic and practical skills, as well as developing a detailed knowledge of fundamental environmental processes and the ways in which these need to be managed sustainably. Read more
This highly regarded programme will prepare you for a career in urban planning and development, where you may be required to shape and consider development proposals and devise or interpret plans and policies, negotiate and regulate development schemes, undertake community consultations, develop evidence and present reports to clients and decision makers. Read more
The program prepares students to identify and implement solutions for complex environmental challenges, especially in an international context. Read more