A comprehensive understanding of the environment is essential.
This is why you need a strong foundation and a postgraduate qualification. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hd2_VdEfy2o
What makes our programme special?
The systematic approach of this MSc programme enables you to deal with all scales of the environment. Throughout your studies you will have various opportunities to participate in work outdoors and apply your classroom and field work knowledge to real life situations. You will also gain experience using a range of tools for biological, chemical and physical measurement as well as models and data handling methods. Most importantly, at Aberdeen you will be part of a community that will help improve your knowledge and awareness of environmental science.
Why select Aberdeen?
The MSc is aimed at graduates looking to specialise, those looking to enhance their skills & knowledge or retrain in environmental science and academics and Government employees looking to further their career, develop industry contacts and remain at the forefront of the science.
More reasons to decide on Aberdeen for graduate studies
Aberdeen provides you with a unique learning environment that cannot be found elsewhere. You will carry out field work in various different locations, including the North Sea, the agricultural and forested areas of NE Scotland, National Nature reserves and Sites of Special Scientific Interest.
We are ranked number 1 in Scotland in terms of overall research excellence in the fields of earth systems and environmental sciences (Research Excellence Framework 2014)
The University has several unique research field stations at your disposal including Oceanlab located on the Ythan Estuary, Cromarty Lighthouse in the Moray Firth, Bettyhill and Eynhallow in Orkney.
The University has an international reputation for excellence in inter-disciplinary research in terrestrial, aquatic and marine environments.
The programme is skills-based, meaning that as well as learning theory, you will also have the opportunity to gain experience of applying your knowledge to real life and environmental situations.
You will be taught by people who are internationally renowned researchers and experts in their field.
You will learn essential research skills that will better prepare you, should you choose to progress to PhD level.
Completing the MSc will widen your job prospects and help you build an invaluable network of contacts that will prove useful in establishing your career in environmental science. On graduating from the programme, you will have several career options available
to you, some of which include:
− Careers in the environmental science industry in roles such as Environmental Consultant, Nature Conservation Officer, Water Quality Tester, Toxicologist and Environmental Health Practitioner− Further study (PhD)
More information- https://www.abdn.ac.uk/prospectus-admin/pgrad/documents/UoA-MSc-Environmental-Science.pdf
Details of the modules that compose the programme- http://www.abdn.ac.uk/study/courses/postgraduate/taught/env_sci/
If you are making an application from China then we have a funded place available- http://www.abdn.ac.uk/funding/details.php?funding_id=73
Prospective students should normally have an honours degree in a relevant subject at least 60% or GPA 2.4/4, in a relevant subject area such as agriculture, biology, chemistry, ecology, geography, geology or zoology. Applicants whose first language is not english should note that english language proficiency is also required, more information can be found at View Website