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Global Environmental Change, MSc
Global Environmental Change, MSc

Global Environmental Change, MSc

  • ID:UG440285
  • Level:Master's Degree
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£15,100.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
  • OtherFee/Year:£150.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£15,100.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
  • OtherFee/Year:£150.00
Estimated Total/program:
£27,550.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

English Requirement

IELTS 6.5 overall with minimum 5.5 in each skill

Course Information

Gain a solid foundation in environmental science, data analysis, and land/water-use interactions with this exciting Master’s in Global Environmental Change.

With our MSc Global Environmental Change, you'll develop the knowledge and skills to address some of the world's major challenges. Your study topics include climate change, environmental law and policy, meteorology and sustainability. This wide-ranging programme reflects the strength of unique expertise held within our prizewinning Natural Resources Institute (NRI).

Our recent interdisciplinary research ranges from practical areas with a direct relevance to climate adaptation - such as agricultural practices - to issues of equity and environmental economics. NRI academics who run modules for the MSc Global Environmental Change have contributed to global initiatives such as the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) assessment reports.

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Year 1

Option Set 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Independent Research Project (NRI) (60 credits)

  • Environmental Footprinting (15 credits)

  • Academic English for Postgraduates (Science)

  • Research Methods for Postgraduates (15 credits)

  • Fundamentals of Meteorology and Climate Change (30 credits)

  • Adaptation to Environmental Change: Climate and Water (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 45 credits from this list of options.

  • Risk Analysis for Agriculture and the Environment (15 credits)

  • Conservation Ecology (15 credits)

  • Agricultural and Natural Resources Innovation for Development (15 credits)

  • Responsible Business and Natural Resources Management (15 credits)

  • Postgraduate Negotiated Learning Module (15 credits)

  • Environmental Legislation and Policy (15 credits)

  • Introduction to GIS for Natural Resource Management (15 credits)

  • Introduction to Remote Sensing (15 credits)

  • Soils and Environments (15 credits)

Option Set 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Independent Research Project (NRI) (60 credits)

  • Environmental Footprinting (15 credits)

  • Academic English for Postgraduates (Science)

  • Research Methods for Postgraduates (15 credits)

  • Fundamentals of Meteorology and Climate Change (30 credits)

  • Adaptation to Environmental Change: Climate and Water (15 credits)

Students are also required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

  • Risk Analysis for Agriculture and the Environment (15 credits)

  • Conservation Ecology (15 credits)

  • Agricultural and Natural Resources Innovation for Development (15 credits)

  • Responsible Business and Natural Resources Management (15 credits)

  • Environmental Legislation and Policy (15 credits)

  • Introduction to GIS for Natural Resource Management (15 credits)

  • Introduction to Remote Sensing (15 credits)

  • Soils and Environments (15 credits)

Students are also required to choose 15 credits from this list of electives.

  • Elective Choice PG 15cr (15 credits)

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

This interdisciplinary course prepares graduates for a range of careers, from non-governmental and developmental organisations to civil service roles in key areas such as environmental management, forestry, agriculture, etc.

Graduates who take a practical laboratory project can take specific skills into industry an industrial setting. The independent research project also gives you insight into research degrees (MPhil/PhD) and future careers in academia.

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Insurance - Single: 300 (£) per year

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