Environmental Management and or with Geographic Information Systems
The course aims to provide an advanced education in environmental management, with a strong emphasis on teaching the concepts and methods for analysing spatial environmental data which are encapsulated within geographic information systems. The course aims to teach students the principles and practice of environmental management within the contexts of environmental impact assessment and biodiversity management and the contribution of empirical and case study scientific research, as well as fostering advanced knowledge and skills in the manipulation and analysis of spatial environmental data.
PGdip: Applicants must hold a degree in a science related subject or equivalent or demonstrate their ability to undertake the course through the accreditation of prior learning. International students: IELTS overall band 6.0 with no contributing band less than 5.5 or TOEFL 550 in the paper based-test. MSc: Students initially register for the postgraduate diploma (PGdip). Students who complete the PGdip with an overall mark of 50 percent or higher can proceed to the MSc programme. Students successfully completing the research project and with a pass mark of greater than or equal to 70 percent graduate with an MSc with distinction. Those who obtain a pass mark of greater than or equal to 50 percent, but less than 70 percent, graduate with an MSc.
Environmental management WITH geographic information systems: Principles of GIS; spatial data management; biodiversity management; pollution monitoring; environmental impact assessment; MSc research project. Environmental management AND geographic information systems: Principles of GIS; spatial data management; biodiversity management; pollution monitoring; spatial data analysis; GIS for environmental management; MSc research project.
Continuous assessment (no sessional examinations). A mixture of methods including: practical reports; projects; literature reviews and essays; class tests; group work; research project.
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|PgDip||Distance learning||-||2 years|
|MSc||Distance learning||-||3 years|
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