The management of land, air, water and other resources for sustainable development is a major challenge for the twenty first century. This vocationally relevant scheme will provide you with an in-depth critical understanding of the key issues and challenges, facing those who need to monitor and manage our world’s resources. As well as developing your problem-solving skills and practical knowledge for future employment in the environmental field, you will have the opportunity to specialise in the management of several key themes: water, food security, pollution and energy.
You will be able to customise your learning by selecting from a wide range of optional modules in the natural and social sciences.
You will also have the option of taking a six month research placement with a private sector company, government body or voluntary sector organisation as an alternative to a traditional dissertation
Modules on offer include: • Climate Change and Society • Environment and Culture • Environmental Auditing • Environmental Law • Geoinformatics • International Environmental Law • Natural Resource and Environmental Governance • Perspectives on Environment and Development
Peter John Vincent Geography Prize Bursaries
These bursaries are allocated to applicants with the highest overall mark in their undergraduate Geography degree. You should have a place on any Graduate School Masters degree in order to receive this.
Value of Scholarship(s)
Current undergraduate students of Geography at Lancaster Environment Centre are invited to apply for this Masters scholarship of £1,500.
To be considered for the above award, you should already have an offer of a place on a relevant Masters degree, and should email the LEC PG Officewith a short supporting statement, including your name, applicant ID and reasons why you should be considered for funding (max 250 words). We want you to focus on how you would benefit from the course, not on financial hardship. Funding will be allocated on the criteria of academic excellence (for example 1st class/high 2:1 undergraduate degree or equivalent), academic performance, publication of dissertation, and relevant work or voluntary experience. We are unable to make decisions based purely on financial grounds, and we are unable to consider applications from current Graduate School Masters students.
An upper second class honours degree, or its equivalent, in a relevant subject. We can also consider applicants with a lower second class (or equivalent) if they have relevant work experience (including voluntary work).
£8,000 per year (UK/EU), £18,900 per year (Overseas)
Recipient: Lancaster University
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