Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University

Environmental Monitoring and Analysis

This course equips students with thorough and highly practical training in the theories, methodologies and technologies required for monitoring and analysing environmental quality. It addresses a broad, interdisciplinary approach to geochemistry, combining elements of geology, environmental earth sciences and physical geography. Students receive specialist practical experience in both field sampling and laboratory work, underpinned by solid theoretical expertise.

Entry requirements

Good undergraduate degree 2.2 (UK) or above, equating to a mark of 56.5 or above in a science subject including environmental science, environmental earth science, geology, earth science, physical geography, chemistry, physics, computer science, biology, law (particularly environmental law).

Course modules

Modules include: advanced research skills; spatial data acquisition; techniques in environmental geochemistry; laboratory techniques; geochemistry of the primary and secondary environments; the water framework directive, water quality and hydrological extremes; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment includes the research dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,250 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (England) 4 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,250 per Year 1 (International) 4 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,250 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (England) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Penglais Campus Aberystwyth SY23 3AR Wales

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Key information

Contact: 
Department of Geography and Earth Sciences
Telephone number: 
01970 622643