University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool

Environmental Sciences

The programme focuses on the physical environment and how society interacts with it. Emphasis is placed on techniques for examining recent environmental change, methods of contemporary monitoring and providing the context for possible future climate change impacts in a range of environments. The programme has a strong practical component.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree in an appropriate field of study, or equivalent. Individual consideration is given to mature students with significant and relevant experience and with professional qualifications. IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component).

Course modules

Core modules: Introduction to environment and climate change; project design and management; dissertation - MSc environmental sciences; optional modules: geohazards and risk mitigation; spatial planning challenges; human impacts on environments; politics of the environment; geographical information systems; coastal environments: spatial and temporal change; marine ecology and management; advanced conservation biology; business and the environment; tackling environmental issues; climate processes and variability.

Assessment methods

A variety of assessment approaches are used including, oral and poster presentations, reports, essays and field notebooks. For the MSc, an additional four months will be spent preparing and submitting a dissertation based either on a research project or a placement with an appropriate institution.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,700 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,700 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,700 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,700 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,700 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 17,500 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,700 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,700 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,700 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,700 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,700 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Liverpool L3 5PS North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Recruitment
Telephone number: 
0151 794 5927