University of York

University of York

Environmental Economics and Environmental Management

The programmes in environmental economics and environmental management offer interdisciplinary research across economic and ecological sciences, concentrated in the following key areas: Economics of the environment; ecology and environmental management, with emphasis on marine systems, tropical and temperate forest systems, and agro-ecosystems; the nature and impacts of environmental pollution; sustainable use of terrestrial, marine and freshwater resources; economic growth and environmental health outcomes; environmental health, migration and socio-economic change.

Entry requirements

You should have at least a 2.1 degree or equivalent. If you're a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you're applying to.

Course modules

Modules include: Economic theory for environmental management; research and statistical methods; environmental economics; biodiversity and conservation biology; spatial analysis; governance of freshwater systems; tools for environmental assessment; resource economics and management or environmental valuation; research and statistical methods; climate change adaption; environmental governance; protected areas; development economics; dissertation. Optional modules: Biodiversity and conservation biology; environmental law and policy; fisheries ecology and management; pollution control and waste management; pollution effects on soil/plant/water ecosystems; wildlife management.

Sponsorship information

A range of scholarships and studentships are available at postgraduate level. Some scholarships are funded by the University (such as the York Master's Opportunity Scholarship) and some are funded by Research Councils, alumni, businesses and charities. Please check with the provider for details.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of York York YO10 5DD Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Postgraduate Administrator
Telephone number: 
01904 324068