Overview What are the links between the effects of climate change and pollution and the mismanagement and overexploitation of resources? How can we solve the environmental challenges we face today? What role can you play in making change happen? If these questions fascinate you, this course is for you. You’re passionate about studying the Earth’s natural processes and human impacts – and you want to prepare for a rewarding career in environmental sciences. Take the MSc Environmental Sciences and develop your advanced scientific knowledge in your field along with essential transferable skills in data analysis, tools such as geographic information systems (GIS) and decision-making. About This Course Environmental sciences is the interdisciplinary study of atmospheric, oceanic, freshwater and terrestrial environments, coupled with an assessment of the interactions with human society. This MSc programme will give you a rigorous understanding of the Earth’s natural processes, the impacts of human activities on the global environment and the strategies required for the sustainable management of natural resources. It will offer you a range of subjects to choose from and a wide array of career options, both in vocational employment and postgraduate research. Whether you’re an environmental sciences graduate seeking additional training, or you’ve studied a related subject and wish to widen your environmental knowledge and skills, this flexible course is ideal. You’ll explore the science of climate change and human adaptive response to increasing global temperatures and sea-level rise. Your training will also develop skills in the collection, analysis, interpretation and presentation of diverse datasets and the application of analytical tools such as numerical models and geographic information systems (GIS) to aid complex decision-making. These transferable skills are invaluable for the jobs market, and will support you to move into a rewarding career. Disclaimer Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website: www.uea.ac.uk
Dissertation; environmental assessment effectiveness; research skills; theory of environmental assessment; climate change: physical science basis; energy and climate change; environmental pollution - science, policy and management; evidence-based biodiversity conservation; gis and its applications for modelling ecological and environmental change; modelling environmental processes; natural resources and environmental economics; ocean observing systems; oil and gas engineering; research topics in earth science; science, society and sustainability; stable isotope geochemistry; statistics and modelling for scientists using r; sustainable consumption; team energy project.
A good 1st degree at minimum 2.1 level or equivalent in a suitable discipline (geography, earth and environmental sciences or related subject) required; the course is suitable for graduates with single-discipline degrees in chemistry, physics, biology, mathematics, computing, engineering, economics and politics. All applicants who are not a British national and/or whose 1st language is not English will need to demonstrate a suitable level of English language proficiency. This is equivalent to an IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in all 4 components, although we do accept many other types of qualifications or tests. In accordance with the UK Border Agencies Tier 4 visa guidelines, we will also waive the English language requirement for applicants who meet the defined nationality test or who have completed a degree level course in 1 of the listed countries. For a full list of these, as well as the qualifications / tests that we will consider, please visit our website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£10500||Whole course|
Additional fee information
UEA offers a limited number of scholarships for International students of up to 50 per cent of the value of tuition fees; these awards are based on academic merit.