MSc in Environmental Management

General

Program Description

The primary purpose of the MSc in Environmental Management minor-dissertation with coursework is to provide students with specialised advanced education and training while meeting the requirements of a specific research component so that students can master the required experimental and technological skills and necessary fieldwork competencies such as innovation, decision-making, strategic thinking and organizational skills. A minor-dissertation with coursework MSc in Environmental Management consists of a minimum of 120 credits of research at level 8 in the form of a research project, written up as a minor-dissertation.

The degree demands a high level of intellectual and theoretical knowledge and insight into problems related to the field of study and of critical reasoning, formulation, analysis and evaluation of a specific problem in the field of study.

The coursework Master’s in Environmental Management consists of three modules. For admission to this programme, an Honours Degree in Geography or any four-year equivalent Degree is required.

Full-time students and part-time students follow theory Module 1(ENM9X03) and 2 (ENM9X04) during the first and second semesters of the first study year. Research Module 3 (ENM9X81 and ENM9X82) must, in both cases, be completed at the end of the study, as specified above.

The relative weights of the minor dissertation and coursework modules are set out Regulation 17.7.8.

Admission to the Master’s programme in Environmental Management is subject to approval by the Head of the Department.

Registration and Start Dates

Registration starts in January and lectures in February for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate course work programmes.

All research programmes for Masters and PhD can register throughout the year.

End Date: Academic starts in January and ends in December. Programme deadline is determined by the duration of the programme.

Last updated Sep 2019

About the School

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Vibrant, multicultural and dynamic, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) shares the pace and energy of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it carries. Proudly South African, the university is alive down to its African roots, and well-prepared for its role in actualising the potential that higher education holds for the continent’s development. Read less