Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University

Environmental Change, Impact and Adaptation

This course is a multi-disciplinary programme that addresses the challenges that climatic and other environmental changes pose to society. It draws on expertise in the department in both the natural and social sciences to cover a range of topics including: Desertification; terrestrial carbon cycles; flooding; risk management; records of palaeo-environmental change; environmental hazards; policy response; sea-level rise and the impacts of warming and changing rainfall on ecosystem processes.

Entry requirements

Good undergraduate degree 2.2 (UK) or above, equating to a mark of 56.5 per cent or above in a related subject. Those who are not graduates must satisfy the University that they are of the required academic standard to pursue postgraduate study.

Course modules

The programme comprises 180 credits. There are 120 credits of taught modules completed during semester 1 and semester 2. This is followed by a research dissertation (60 credits) in semester 3.

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 11,750 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
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,000 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,125 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 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 622606