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Find MSc Programs in Environmental Studies in United Kingdom 2019

Master of Science (MSc): These programs are postgraduate studies for people who have recently finished their undergraduate studies and want to improve their knowledge on a profound and more scientific level.

The goals of an environmental studies program include finding ways to increase energy efficiency, minimize pollution, increase environmental awareness and encourage alternative energy use. The main focus for students is to learn how to assess and solve environmental problems.

 

Top Master of Science Programs in Environmental Studies in United Kingdom 2019

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32 Results in Environmental Studies, United Kingdom

Manchester Metropolitan University

Designed with today’s environmental managers in mind this MSc integrates the scientific, social, economic and political factors involved environmental decision making. ... [+]

Overview

This programme combines scientific study, laboratory and fieldwork techniques with the policy that underpins them and the management expertise to successfully deliver real-world sustainability projects.

Gaining advanced scientific skills and knowledge as well as the management, policy and corporate social responsibility aspects make you a great all-rounder who can hit the ground running when it comes to managing live environmental issues and challenges. You will develop into a professional able not only to assess environmental impacts but who can also put these into legislative context; and has the expertise to influence stakeholders, negotiate contracts and project-manage complex processes. This skillset is much sought after and valued by environmental employers and consultancies.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Cranfield University

Around the world, the quality and quantity of water in streams, rivers, lakes, wetlands and underground is significantly affected by human activity. At Cranfield Universi ... [+]

Overview

Around the world, the quality and quantity of water in streams, rivers, lakes, wetlands and underground is significantly affected by human activity. At Cranfield University, we capitalise on our industry connections to provide students with the up-to-date skills and knowledge needed to tackle these challenges in a career in today’s environmental water management sector. The course is ideal for graduates wishing to develop the expertise needed to solve environmental water management problems. It is designed to complement and expand your existing knowledge of science, policy and practice, making it suitable for students from a range of backgrounds. Recent students have joined us from undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in engineering (civil, hydraulic, agricultural), physical geography, chemistry and environmental sciences, as well as from professional careers. Our strong industry links make the course particularly suited for those looking to work in the water industry, government or environmental and engineering consultancy, and in a wide range of roles including water quality, water resources, aquatic habitat and wildlife, flood defence, and policy.... [-]

United Kingdom Cranfield
October 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
Campus
Bath Spa University

This broad-based, flexible course prepares you for a range of environmental careers, from environmental specialist to a manager with an environmental remit. ... [+]

Develop your knowledge and skills to meet the needs of industry, with this Environmental Management MSc.

Gain professional environmental skills for working in consultancy or industry. Industry-sponsored prize for 'Environmental Manager of the Year'. Taught by staff with academic and industry experience, plus industry-leading guest speakers.

This broad-based, flexible course prepares you for a range of environmental careers, from environmental specialist to a manager with an environmental remit.

Unusually, and possibly uniquely, for an Environmental Management Masters you have the option to include Business and Management modules in your programme. In addition, through selecting particular modules and assessment options, the course can be tailored to suit your specialist interests and career aspirations. For example, this course will suit someone wishing to pursue a career in ecological consultancy, or a career in pollution control or environmental hazards and liabilities.... [-]

United Kingdom Bath
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Salford

Designed both as a relevant vocational qualification for those seeking health, safety and environment-related employment, as well as to meet the continuing professional d ... [+]

In Brief:

Recognised by the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) as meeting the academic requirements for Graduate Membership

The course is vocationally orientated and course content has significant input from professional practitioners, ensuring that you are prepared for professional practice

All students undertake project work with private, public and third sector organisations

Part-time study option

International students can apply

Course Summary

Designed both as a relevant vocational qualification for those seeking health, safety and environment-related employment, as well as to meet the continuing professional development needs of personnel in industry, this course provides an opportunity for interdisciplinary postgraduate study of environmental and occupational health, enabling students to develop the knowledge and skills relevant in modern Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) practice.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
Campus
Queen's University Belfast

There is unprecedented pressure on the environment due to exploitation, habitat degradation and loss, climate change, invasive species, pollution and emerging diseases. Y ... [+]

MSc Ecological Management and Conservation Biology

We’re in the middle of a biodiversity crisis; the sixth mass extinction event on Earth. Over half of the world’s wildlife has vanished in the last fifty years.

There is unprecedented pressure on the environment due to exploitation, habitat degradation and loss, climate change, invasive species, pollution and emerging diseases. You can be part of something to help address this.

COURSE DETAILS

The programme has a backbone of taught academic lectures covering the full spectrum of subjects contained within conservation biology including:

Animal behaviour Biodiversity Conservation genetics Emerging plant pathogens Environmental economics Environmental impact assessment Grassland management Invasion biology Marine conservation Soil biology Wildfire ecology WHAT ELSE WILL YOU DO? ... [-]
United Kingdom Belfast
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 year
Campus
University of Dundee - School of Social Sciences

The father of town planning, Patrick Geddes was a professor of botany at this University hence our strong historical links to the planning profession. The University of D ... [+]

Overview

The father of town planning, Patrick Geddes was a professor of botany at this University hence our strong historical links to the planning profession. The University of Dundee has been running the town and regional planning programmes for over fifty years with a proud list of its graduates who went on to take up positions of influence in shaping the development of quality cities and spaces across the world. Dundee, the city, is located in an idealistic location for learning planning.

This course attracts students from a wide network of countries and varied professional backgrounds and this a unique environment to collaborate different experiences with other students.... [-]

United Kingdom Dundee
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
Campus
Cardiff University

The Cardiff MSc in Applied Environmental Geology is focused on providing geoscience graduates with the advanced skills appropriate to a career with geoengineering and geo ... [+]

MSc in Applied Environmental Geology

1 year (Full-time); n/a (Part-time); n/a (Distance / E-Learning)

Course Aims

Upon completion of the MSc students will be equipped to:

Describe and explain the core scientific principles and concepts of soil/rock mechanics, water flow, and the pollution of soil, water and air, Identify the standards, regulations, policies and legal frameworks required for the professional practice of applied environmental geology, Research and write a Stage I professional desk study site report of a geo-environmental hazard using primary sources and GIS techniques, Design and execute a Stage II geotechnical, geophysical, hydrogeological and geoenvironmental site and laboratory investigation, analyse the data and develop remedial solutions for geoenvironmental problems, Communicate effectively (both written and orally) in multi-disciplinary teams, act ethically and in conformity with health and safety regulations, and assess the sustainability of policies and projects. Special Features Seven months taught course in Cardiff followed by five months professional project, usually as part of an industry placement, Vocational training, providing in-demand skills in geotechnical and environmental geology, Strong links with industry and government agencies through invited lecturers and industrial projects, In 2010-2011 and 2011-2012, over 95% of the students secured employment by the end of their MSc course, National recognition of academic standards with four consecutive MSc dissertations (2008/2009/2010/2011) being awarded the Curry Prize by the Geologists’ Association. Course Description ... [-]
United Kingdom Cardiff
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Engineering and Built Environment

The MSc Environmental Management programme develops an environmental specialism within the context of previous qualifications and experience. Specialist streams include E ... [+]

Accredited by: CIWEM EI CIBSE

Environmental challenges require complex solutions, bringing together scientific, social, political and economic perspectives. GCU's MSc Environmental Management will provide you with the interdisciplinary perspective and diverse skill set to help solve environmental problems in a leadership role. You can help your community manage environmental concerns responsibly, making a positive impact and supporting the common good.

The programme is accredited by the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM), the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) and the Energy Institute (EI). With the endorsement of four prestigious professional organisations, the MSc Environmental Management offers a respected credential that's relevant to employers around the world.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

This online learning programme provides an interdisciplinary approach to conservation management. It draws together expertise from within the University of Edinburgh's Gl ... [+]

Programme Description

This online learning programme provides an interdisciplinary approach to conservation management.

It draws together expertise from within the University of Edinburgh's Global Health Academy and partner global associates, to deliver first-class teaching and research in the field of Biodiversity, Wildlife and Ecosystem Health.

You will assess all aspects of ecosystems, aiming to conserve and maintain their sustainability in both the developing and developed world.

This programme is affiliated with the University's Global Academies.

Online Learning

Our online learning technology is fully interactive, award-winning and enables you to communicate with our highly qualified teaching staff from the comfort of your own home or workplace.... [-]

United Kingdom Edinburgh
September 2019
Part-time
1 - 6 years
Online
University of Kent, Kent School of Architecture

The MSc in Architecture and Sustainable Environment (MASE) is a taught course aimed at professionals and academics worldwide with an interest in sustainability in the bui ... [+]

The MSc in Architecture and Sustainable Environment (MASE) is a taught course aimed at professionals and academics worldwide with an interest in sustainability in the built environment, including architects, engineers, geographers, surveyors, historians, and urban designers.

Overview

The MSc is offered by Centre for Architecture and Sustainable Environment, a new research center in the Kent School of Architecture that promotes a cross-disciplinary approach to research in the field of sustainability in the built environment, bridging the traditional boundaries between the arts and the sciences, research and practice.

The course content ranges from the development of the design skills and the technical and scientific understanding required to develop sustainable solutions for new and existing buildings, the analysis of historic buildings and past environment technologies, to a critical exploration of the historical and cultural context of sustainability and environmental design.... [-]

United Kingdom Canterbury
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Middlesex University London

The need for environmental sustainability is increasingly acknowledged in policy areas throughout the developed and developing world. For this reason, our course is desig ... [+]

Why study MSc Sustainability and Environmental Management at Middlesex University?

Our Master's degree in Sustainability and Environmental Management (suited to those with science and technical experience) offers insight into the causes and solutions to a range of environmental issues. You will develop the ability to evaluate the constraints and opportunities facing a variety of institutions and acquire the skills required to implement sustainable policies. You will exercise problem-solving scenarios, develop analytical skills and critically evaluate environmental management policies.

You will study alongside students from a range of cultural backgrounds offering you the chance to learn in an international arena and share ideas on a global scale. You will also take part in a field trip to southern Spain with our teaching staff including researchers from our world-renowned Flood Hazard Research Centre, who have conducted research into desertification processes, management and policy solutions.... [-]

United Kingdom London UK Online
October 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Stirling

Our course provides the necessary scientific grounding and technical training to investigate these problems and identify solutions. It leads directly to a postgraduate qu ... [+]

Overview

Environmental Science has grown out of an increasing concern for the environment and the need for a scientific approach to the study of human impact on natural resources. How do we meet our growing need for resources whilst safeguarding them for future generations?

Our course provides the necessary scientific grounding and technical training to investigate these problems and identify solutions. It leads directly to a postgraduate qualification and is designed specifically for students who want to pursue a career in the environment sector. It offers an environmental placement and an industry-linked final-year project, equipping you with the key knowledge, skills and career awareness to succeed in environmental sciences.... [-]

United Kingdom Stirling
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
48 months
Campus
London South Bank University

Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers and the Institute of Acoustics, this acoustics master is a step towards Chartered Engineer Status. St ... [+]

The best facilities

Our professionally focused degree gives you a direct experience of modern measurement equipment and techniques. We've been offering courses in Acoustics for over 35 years, and house the best facilities in the South-East of England, including a full-size reverberant and anechoic chambers, as well as an exceptionally well-equipped laboratory, featuring the very latest instrumentation and technology.

Our anechoic chamber was featured by UNILAD.

Why Environmental and Architectural Acoustics at LSBU? Offering courses in Acoustics for over 35 years, we house the only centre for study in the South-East with full-size reverberant and anechoic chambers as well as an exceptionally well equipped and staffed laboratory. Our teaching team are award-winning. All are actively involved in research and consultancy, drawing on the latest industry developments in both lectures and practical work. We showcase the high-quality output of our acoustic group on the LSBU Acoustic blog. For those applicants who already hold an Institute of Acoustics Diploma, there is an option of direct entry to the second year of the part-time Master's course. Accreditations Key course information - ordered by mode Mode Duration Start Date Location Full-time 12 months September Southwark Campus Full-time 16 months January Southwark Campus Part-time 24 months September Southwark Campus Part-time 28 months January Southwark Campus Modules ... [-]
United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 28 months
Campus
SOAS University of London

The programme attracts applications from students with a variety of academic and experiential backgrounds. We welcome applications from those who have worked in a broad f ... [+]

MSc Environment, Politics and Development

Programme Code: PGTF0039/PGTP0059/PGTP0060

Duration: One calendar year (full-time) Two (part-time, daytime only) We recommend that part-time students have between two and a half and three days free in the week to pursue their course of study.

Minimum Entry Requirements: Minimum upper second class honours degree (or equivalent). Relevant work experience may also be considered.

Subjects Preferred: Social Science

Start of programme: September intake only

Mode of Attendance: Full Time or Part Time

Who is this programme for?

The programme attracts applications from students with a variety of academic and experiential backgrounds. We welcome applications from those who have worked in a broad field of development, but also from students without relevant work experience who can demonstrate a strong interest in, and understanding of, environment-development issues. A good first degree in a social science is preferred.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Abertay University

The course is designed and delivered by a team consisting of industry practitioners and leading academics drawn from the School of Engineering, Science & Technology a ... [+]

MSc/PGDip Energy, Water & Environmental Management

Why choose this course?

Learn the technical and management skills required to identify and manage opportunities in the energy and water sector in the sustainable global environment. Acquire the tools required to synthesise strategies/solutions to environmental problems. Acquire the knowledge and skills for a technical and managerial career in energy, water and environmental management sectors. Develop a critical understanding of the complex environment and ability to integrate various multi-disciplinary components to reach conclusions in holistic problems of sustainable energy generation and utilisation and water cycle management. ... [-]
United Kingdom Dundee
August 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus