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.