Environmental Management at University of Stirling - UCAS

Course summary

Our Masters degree will give you a solid grounding in the scientific principles that underpin Environmental Management. We cover topics including the ecological, economic, social, political and legal aspects of environmental management. We give comprehensive training in quantitative, theoretical, analytical and practical skills. Environmental managers play a vital role in the protection and sustainable use of resources. You’ll learn to address issues such as adaptation to climate change, biodiversity and sustainable energy management. At the local level, Environmental Management focuses on conservation and protection of land and water resources and natural habitats. You’ll also benefit from employability skills training, a residential field skills course and the chance to carry out an environmental management related dissertation project which may include working collaboratively with a business. Flexible degree pathways You can work towards our core Masters degree, the MSc Environmental Sciences, or opt to specialise in one of the following pathways of study: MSc Environmental Management (Conservation) MSc Environmental Management (Energy) MSc Environmental Management (Informatics)


The modules for this course include: Analysis of environmental data; environmental policy and management; environmental economics; field techniques ; environmental impact assessment; conserving biodiversity ; environmental geomatics (gis); environmental geomatics (remote sensing); environmental law; ecosystem services; environmental impacts of energy production; economics of climate change.

Assessment method

Assessment is via coursework and examination, and may include teamwork and presentations. Exams are held in December and May, and MSc research projects are submitted in early September.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants from other disciplines with a 2.1 or 1st but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

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Sponsorship information

For information on funding and scholarships, please see here: https://www.stir.ac.uk/study/fees-funding/postgraduate-loans-and-funding/

Environmental Management at University of Stirling - UCAS