University of Stirling

University of Stirling

Environmental Management

The course was established in order to train environmental managers for work in both the public and private sectors. Environmental managers play a vital role in the protection and sustainable use of resources. Students learn to address issues such as adaptation to climate change, biodiversity and sustainable energy management. At the local level Environmental Management focuses on conservation and protection of land and water resources and natural habitats.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants from other disciplines with a 2.1 or 1st but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply.

Course modules

The modules for this course include: Analysis of environmental data; environmental policy and management; environmental economics; field techniques ; environmental impact assessment; conserving biodiversity ; environmental geomatics (gis); environmental geomatics (remote sensing); environmental law; ecosystem services; environmental impacts of energy production; economics of climate change.

Assessment methods

Assessment is via coursework and examination, and may include teamwork and presentations. Exams are held in December and May, and MSc research projects are submitted in early September.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,900 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (England) 27 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 12,900 per Year 1 (International) 27 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 27 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 27 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 27 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Stirling Campus Stirling FK9 4LA Scotland

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