Lancaster University

Lancaster University

Resource and Environmental Management

This vocationally relevant scheme will provide students with an in-depth critical understanding of the key management issues and challenges, as well as developing their problem-solving skills and practical knowledge for future employment in the environmental field. Students will be able to customise their learning by selecting from a wide range of optional modules in the natural and social sciences. Students will also have the option of taking a 6 month research placement with a private sector company, government body or voluntary sector organisation as an alternative to a traditional dissertation.

Entry requirements

An upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or its equivalent, in a relevant subject. We can also consider applicants with a lower 2nd Class (or equivalent) if they have relevant work experience (including voluntary work). Students whose 1st language is not English must provide evidence of proficiency in the English language: IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent qualification.

Course modules

Modules on offer include: Climate change and society; environment and culture; environmental auditing; environmental law; environmental management; geoinformatics; international environmental law; perspectives on environment and development.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on coursework, presentations and dissertation/research placement.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Variable October 2016 - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lancaster University Lancaster LA1 4YW North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01524 593795