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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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This course offers a broad curriculum studying the relationships between human and natural components of the environment alongside developing the capacity to implement measures for analysing and managing environmental impacts of organisations. 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
⚡️ Coronavirus (COVID-19) update Students who are unable to travel can start online in virtual learning classrooms, which includes live sessions with the lecturers and professors. Read more
The two-year International Land and Water Management MSc programme focuses on the scientific analysis of land and water management issues at different scales. Read more
The way land and natural resources are accessed and managed affects the development of equitable and sustainable cities. Growing urbanisation puts pressure on natural resources, intensifies inequality among city stakeholders, increases the risk of disasters and contributes to unsustainable urban development patterns. Read more
Cities face continuous processes of both expansion and transformation. Population growth and economic growth lead to expansion, while processes of obsolescence and decline lead to a demand for urban transformation projects. Read more
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
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
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