University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Environmental Sciences and Policy and Management

The course offers a comprehensive inter- and multi-disciplinary curriculum in environmental studies that challenges students' ability to integrate theory and practice for systematic analysis, holistic understanding, and management of environmental issues in various social contexts. In addition to their academic work, students develop research, communication and other professional skills, learn to orient themselves in European and worldwide networks of environmental institutions and elaborate relevant career objectives and strategies.

Entry requirements

A 1st degree in a subject related to environmental sciences, policy and management such as biology, geography or chemistry, engineering, management or economics.

Course modules

Modules include: Tutorial and workshop unit; measuring and predicting; living with climate change; human impacts on the biosphere; water chemistry; geo-microbiology; planning and managing development; environmental impact assessment; concepts in environmental law; planning for environmental change.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a research project.

Sponsorship information

European Commission's Erasmus Mundus scholarships are available to outstanding candidates from non-EU countries; CEU offers additional financial aid options for EU students.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

Key information

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