Master of Science Program in Environmental Studies in London in United Kingdom

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Environmental Studies

An MSc, or Master of Science, is an academic distinction bestowed upon those who effectively complete a predetermined set of coursework in what is often a science-based discipline. The MSc often enhances career opportunities as well as earning potential.

The goal of an environmental studies program is to prepare students to solve environmental issues. This may include working in the government to create new laws and policies, working in the legal system to fight for environmental causes or working in the field to protect natural resources.

 

 

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MSc in Environmental and Architectural Acoustics

London South Bank University
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 28 months September 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers and the Institute of Acoustics, this acoustics master is a step towards Chartered Engineer Status. Study full-time or part-time. [+]

This MSc Environmental and Architectural Acoustics can be used as a conversion course for maths, physics, architecture, engineering or audio technology graduates. It's also suitable for professionals from fields such as music production and technology, engineering, environmental health, and many others.

LSBU has been offering courses in Acoustics for over 35 years and houses the only center for study with this level of facilities in the South-East of England, including full-size reverberant and anechoic chambers and an exceptionally well equipped and staffed laboratory, with access to the very latest instrumentation and technology.

This is a professionally focused applied degree and practical work is an essential part of the course, giving you a direct experience of modern measurement equipment and techniques. The modules are directly relevant to the practice of acoustics, and also consider the broader aspects of investigation and control of the built environment. Half of the teaching time is spent in the laboratory, and this focus is reflected in the balance between coursework and exams.... [-]


Sustainability and Environmental Management MSc

Middlesex University London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years October 2018 United Kingdom London UK Online + 2 more

The need for environmental sustainability is increasingly acknowledged in policy areas throughout the developed and developing world. For this reason, our course is designed for those looking to gain a high-level qualification in the theory and practical application of sustainable environmental management. The next intake will be October 2016. [+]

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.... [-]


MSc/PGDip/PGCert Climate Change and Development (Distance Learning Programme)

SOAS University of London
Online Full time Part time 1 - 2 years October 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This MSc will give you a thorough grounding in how current development models produce environmental problems, like climate change, which then threaten the objectives of development. [+]

Overview

Start of programme: October/April

Mode of Attendance: Distance Learning

Duration: MSc/PGDip min. 2 years; PGCert min. 1 year

This MSc will give you a thorough grounding in how current development models produce environmental problems, like climate change, which then threaten the objectives of development.

Through an interdisciplinary perspective which surveys the science of climate change, adaptation and mitigation, you will acquire the knowledge and analytical skills required for critically engaging with and changing development policy and practice.

Building on the subject area knowledge acquired across the core and elective modules, you will study research methods and elaborate a topic for more detailed investigation in the form of a dissertation.... [-]


MSc Global Energy and Climate Policy (Online Learning)

SOAS University of London
Online Full time 2 years April 2019 United Kingdom London

The MSc Global Energy and Climate Policy is the online version of the successful campus degree of the same name. It provides students with a detailed understanding of the transformative change in energy systems now underway around the world and equips them with the knowledge and skills needed to play a part in it. It treats energy and climate change policy as inextricably linked, taking an integrated approach to the study of the two fields. Case studies are drawn from around the world, accounting for different conditions in developed, newly-industrialised and developing country contexts. [+]

Overview

Duration: 2 years

Start of programme: April/October

Mode of Attendance: Online Learning

The MSc Global Energy and Climate Policy is the online version of the successful campus degree of the same name. It provides students with a detailed understanding of the transformative change in energy systems now underway around the world and equips them with the knowledge and skills needed to play a part in it. It treats energy and climate change policy as inextricably linked, taking an integrated approach to the study of the two fields. Case studies are drawn from around the world, accounting for different conditions in developed, newly-industrialised and developing country contexts.... [-]


MSc Environment, Politics and Development

SOAS University of London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

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 social science is preferred. [+]

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.... [-]


MSc Global Environmental Change

University of Greenwich
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 United Kingdom London

With our Master's in Global Environmental Change, you'll gain a solid foundation in environmental science, data collection and analysis, and land/water-use interactions. You'll develop key skills and knowledge needed to address some of the world's major challenges. [+]

Why study with us?

With our Master's in Global Environmental Change, you'll gain a solid foundation in environmental science, data collection and analysis, and land/water-use interactions. You'll develop key skills and knowledge needed to address some of the world's major challenges.

Why this MSc?

Changes to the environment manifest globally but will incur varied, and potentially devastating local impacts. This Master's programme seeks to reflect the interactions or 'nexus' between land use, water demands, food provision and energy supply. This framework becomes more pressing in a future under climate change. The compulsory courses will embody the complexity of this 'nexus', providing both a theoretical foundation on topics such as climate change and complementary practical skills such as carbon accounting which will enhance employability. Core courses include:... [-]


MSc Landscape Ecology with Geographical Information Systems

University of Greenwich
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This programme is designed to equip graduates with the knowledge and technical skills required to fulfil a professional role involving collection, management, analysis, modelling, [+]

MScLandscape Ecology with Geographical Information Systems

This programme is designed to equip graduates with the knowledge and technical skills required to fulfil a professional role involving the collection, management, analysis, modelling, manipulation and display of landscape ecology, land use planning, and environmental conservation datasets using Geographical Information Systems (GIS).

In both the UK and overseas the concept of landscape-scale land management has gained acceptance over the last decade. The implementation of environmental conservation policies and strategies based on a landscape ecology approach is increasingly dependent on spatial data that are managed and manipulated within a GIS. As a result, the Ecological Skills Gap Project has identified a clear need for ecologists with experience of GIS and for GIS specialists with an understanding of the environmental data they are being asked to manage and manipulate within a GIS.... [-]


MSc/PGDip Environmental Conservation

University of Greenwich
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Rochester London + 2 more

This programme is for individuals already working in environmental conservation who seek to broaden or update their knowledge, and for graduates who wish to become professionally involved in conservation and environmental management. [+]

This programme is for individuals already working in environmental conservation who seek to broaden or update their knowledge, and for graduates who wish to become professionally involved in conservation and environmental management.

Professional and conservation organizations have advised on the content of this degree, ensuring strong links between the programme and the needs of the conservation industry and it has received a 'Best Practice' award from the CIEEM. The programme is structured around four compulsory courses that integrate theoretical and practical aspects of contemporary conservation and environmental management.

Students develop an interdisciplinary understanding of modern-day conservation and environmental management and gain a practical understanding of ecological techniques and strategies. They also acquire the skills to critically apply environmental management techniques and methods to practical situations and to understand modern-day decision making and the underlying criteria and values. In addition, they gain specific knowledge and skills through their chosen optional courses.... [-]


MSc in Climate Change, Management & Finance

Imperial College Business School
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom London

This programme gives graduates the interdisciplinary skills required to tackle business issues relating to climate change and sustainability. [+]

MSc Climate Change, Management & Finance is a one-year programme that gives graduates the interdisciplinary skills required in business on issues relating to climate change and sustainability.

You will learn from leading practitioners and world-class faculty how to put the latest academic thinking and business and climate change strategies into practice.

Based in London, not only will you be at the heart of one of the world’s leading cultural, business and financial centers but also amidst UK expertise driving climate change action forward.

Our industry partners and employers are demanding graduates with both practical business skills, such as finance and economics, as well as knowledge of the challenges of sustainability and climate change. Our dedicated Careers and Professional Development Service will help you present yourself with confidence to the world’s top employers.... [-]