Ulster University

Ulster University

Environmental Management and or with Geographic Information Systems

The PgDip/MSc programme in Environmental Management with GIS aims to provide an advanced education in Environmental Management, specialising in environmental impact assessment, biodiversity management, pollution monitoring and Geographic Information Systems (GIS). The course aims to teach students the principles and practice of environmental management, the contribution of empirical and case study scientific research, and the manipulation and analysis of spatial environmental data.

Entry requirements

Entry to the PgDip: You must hold a degree in a science or other suitable discipline or demonstrate your ability to undertake the course through the accreditation of prior experiential learning. Entry to the MSc: You initially register for the Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) and if you complete the PgDip with an overall mark of 50 percent or higher can proceed to the MSc programme.

Assessment methods

Assessment is 100% by course work (no sessional examinations); a mixture of methods including practical reports, problem analysis, projects, literature reviews and essays, class tests, group work and a research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning September 2016 - 3 years
MSc Distance learning January 2017 - 3 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Distance learning January 2017 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Online/Distance Learning

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