Lancaster University

Lancaster University

International Innovation (Environmental Science)

This programme offers a ground-breaking curriculum, blending academic studies, company projects and cultural experiences. This course draws on the strengths of the Lancaster Environment Centre (LEC). Students will gain a foundation in the areas of design and management, whilst specialising in environmental science. The course provides an excellent opportunity for ambitious students to work on high impact collaborative research, development and commercialisation projects between UK and Chinese businesses, whilst gaining an insight into Chinese business, language and culture. Students will be able to use their practical, language and cultural proficiency as a launch pad for their future careers: establishing a global venture, joining an international organisation, government institution, or pursuing further academic studies. Alternative pathways are available: computer science; design; engineering; entrepreneurship; telecommunications.

Entry requirements

An upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or its equivalent in a relevant subject. Work experience preferred, not essential. Where English is not the native language/langauge of instruction: IELTS: Normally 7.0 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each component) or equivalent TOEFL.

Course modules

Modules on offer include: Chemical risk assessment; consequences of toxic effects; environmental radioactivity; groundwater resources and protection; physical volcanology; pollution microbiology; toxicological mechanisms and measurements; wildlife monitoring technique.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include: Coursework, presentations and collaborative projects.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 24 months

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