The increasing demand for those with an understanding of the environment provides fantastic opportunities for those with knowledge of ecosystem services and management. Get ahead of the competition by improving your qualifications on our Masters programme. You'll gain all the knowledge you need on assessing and understanding ecosystems and how to value the services they provide, ensuring that a healthy and resilient environment is present now and in the future. We offer a range of modules to help you model within business planning across sectors for economic development and environmental protection, so take your expertise to the next level by completing our course!
This Masters is designed to provide students with knowledge on how to assess ecosystems, how to value the services they provide and how this information informs and supports the sustainable use of natural resources decision-making process.
Students will share four taught core modules that will cover the fundamentals of the subject area plus a dissertation module. For the remaining taught modules students can choose two options from three remaining modules associated with this course.
During the course you'll have chance to take optional modules relevant to specific sectors. This will allow you to focus your skills towards a new career in conservation, forestry, catchment management, economics and environmental modelling. The skills and knowledge you learn are perfect for working in water management, environmental agencies and NGOs.
1st or 2nd class honours degree. Students with other qualifications may be admitted to the course via non-standard entry procedures. Candidates should normally be graduates or holders of an equivalent undergraduate qualification. A 2:1 degree classification on first degree will be the normal minimum requirement. Consideration will be made for candidates with strong professional experience or who have received a previous Master’s degree with merit or higher. Candidates from a broad range of disciplines can apply, including social sciences, natural sciences, environmental studies, economics, management, and engineering. Relevant business or professional experience will be taken into account.
Recipient: University of Cumbria
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