University of East Anglia UEA
The course involves study of atmospheric, oceanic, freshwater and terrestrial environments coupled with an understanding of the interactions with human society; a major study area is the science of climate change and how to adapt to increasing global temperatures and the rise in sea levels; training in environmental sciences equips you with useful transferable skills; the ability to collect, analyse, interpret and present often diverse datasets and to use analytical tools such as numerical models and geographic information systems; a number of subjects are offered, and an array of career options, both in postgraduate research and vocational employment; the flexible course structure suits both students seeking to gain additional training in environmental sciences and non-environmental science graduates from related areas seeking to widen their environmental knowledge and skills; areas of expertise in the School include: earth sciences, atmospheric sciences, oceanography, ecology, soil sciences and environmental economics, environmental impact assessment and management; recent dissertation titles include: potential impacts of climate change and sea-level rise on recharge and saline intrusion in northeast Norfolk; application of traditional user's knowledge to the management of tropical marine fisheries; economics of forest protected area management in Latin America.
A good 1st degree at minimum 2.1 level or equivalent in a suitable discipline (geography, earth and environmental sciences or related subject) required; the course is suitable for graduates with single-discipline degrees in chemistry, physics, biology, mathematics, computing, engineering, economics and politics. All applicants who are not a British national and/or whose 1st language is not English will need to demonstrate a suitable level of English language proficiency. This is equivalent to an IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all 4 components, although we do accept many other types of qualifications or tests. In accordance with the UK Border Agencies Tier 4 visa guidelines, we will also waive the English language requirement for applicants who meet the defined nationality test or who have completed a degree level course in 1 of the listed countries. For a full list of these, as well as the qualifications / tests that we will consider, please visit our website.
UEA offers a limited number of scholarships for International students of up to 50 per cent of the value of tuition fees; these awards are based on academic merit.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees)||18 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 12,900 per Academic year (overseas fees)||18 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,000 per Academic year (EU fees)||18 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of East Anglia||Norwich||NR4 7TJ||East of England|