Environment and Development
The need for sustainable development is a global concern. This scheme aims to prepare you to address the challenges faced in safeguarding the planet�s ecosystems while improving the environments of impoverished communities. You can take either the MA or MSc, depending on your choice of dissertation. The scheme has a broad choice of optional modules, combined with the specialisation of the dissertation project, which includes the option of overseas fieldwork. This programme provides the ideal education for anyone interested in a career that will address environment and development issues, in the private, public, or not-for-profit sectors.
An upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or its equivalent, in a relevant subject. Applicants with a lower 2nd Class (or equivalent) and relevant work experience (including voluntary work) may be considered. IELTS: 6.5 or equivalent.
Modules on offer include: Behaviour of pollutants in the environment; biological effects of air pollution and climate change; conservation biology; data analysis and interpretation; ecology, conservation and culture; flood forecasting and flood risk management; globalisation and democratisation; habitat management; sustainable soil management; wildlife population ecology.
Assessment methods include: Coursework, presentations and dissertation.
Departmental funding available.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,830 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 17,880 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,830 per Academic year (EU fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 3,415 per Academic year (home fees)||24 months|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 3,415 per Academic year (EU fees)||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Lancaster University||Lancaster||LA1 4YW||North West|