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Find MSc Programs in Geographic Sciences 2019 in Wales in United Kingdom

Msc stands for Master of Science. It is a postgraduate educational master's degree given by universities in a wide number of nations. The degree is typically studied for in the sciences and occasionally in the social sciences.

Geographic sciences is a field that encompasses human activity and the physical makeup of planet Earth. Studies in this field can include the interaction between the two, as well as the technology used for data analysis.

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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
1 year