University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Environmental Impact Assessment and Management

This programme aims to provide a thorough, stimulating and practical post-graduate education in EIA and its related areas; its specific objectives are to: Provide an integrated programme of studies to equip students to undertake the planning and management tasks associated with the principal stages of environmental assessment; and to provide an opportunity for students to pursue particular aspects of environmental assessment, or wider environmental management, in greater depth by choice of assignments and by undertaking research on an individually selected dissertation topic.

Entry requirements

A 1st or Upper 2nd Class Honours degree; relevant work experience considered; English language requirements: IELTS 7.0 or TOEFL 600/250.

Course modules

Modules include: Environmental impact assessment; concepts in environmental law; project; strategic environmental assessment; appraisal and auditing; dissertation; planning for environmental change; environmental remote sensing; gis and environmental applications; environmental monitoring and modelling practice.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a dissertation.

Sponsorship information

A number of small bursaries are available for UK/EU students; applicants wishing to be considered for a bursary should contact the admissions office once they have received an offer.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 12 months
MSc Part-time - 24 months

Campus details

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

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Enquiries
Telephone number: 
0161 275 4740