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Applications in Environmental Science MSc

Course Description

Course Description

Governments, industry and society, in all countries, are increasingly aware of the importance of securing sustainable development through cost-effective pollution controls and resource conservation. As a result, there is a growing need, internationally, for suitably qualified personnel in the environmental authorities of central and local government, industry and commerce, consultancy and research. Moreover, the resulting legal requirements on the part of governments and industry to conform to national and international agreements and regulations means that such demand will remain even during periods of economic austerity and retrenchment.

Employers are increasingly requiring environmental science graduates to have a strong grounding in the quantitative and qualitative skills required to address environmental questions in additional to subject-specific knowledge and understanding. This programme addresses these requirements through a core of skills-based modules with the emphasis on synthesis.

This research focused Masters course consists of a core taught component and two research projects, with the option to undertake one project placement in industry.

For further details see: http://www.environmentalsciences.ls.manchester.ac.uk/

Visit the Applications in Environmental Science MSc page on the University of Manchester website for more details!

Entry Requirements

A First or Upper Second class honours degree in the United Kingdom, or an international equivalent, in a relevant science discipline, e.g. biology, zoology, environmental science, earth science or physical geography with sufficient evidence in relevant modules taken. Exceptional applicants with a 2:2 with some research experience or equivalence would also be considered. For MSc applicants whose first language is not English an IELTS score of 6.5 in each component, TOEFL 577 (paper based), TOEFL 233 (computer based) or TOEFL 90 (internet based) is required as a minimum. International applicants might be interviewed by Skype.

Course Fees

For academic year beginning September 2016, the tuition fees are £11,000 per annum for UK/EU students; £22,000 per annum for international students.

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