Skip to content

Msc Environmental Resource Assessment

This job is no longer available

Recruiter
Newcastle University
Posted
05 April 2012
Location
Newcastle
Discipline
Biology, Chemistry, Earth, Environment & Energy
Level
Masters Courses
Course fee
UK/EU: full time £6,000 part time £3,000, International: full time £14,320

Further information

Aims

Increased environmental degradation, environmental legislation and a drive towards greater environmental protection have created a demand for scientists skilled in the assessment of environmental resources and problems associated with their exploitation. This interdisciplinary programme aims to broaden the training and experience of students whose first degree is in biology, environmental science, hydrology, physical geography or a related subject. It also aims to equip you with the skills required for employment within the environmental assessment industry, or in governmental and non-governmental organisations which have statutory involvement in the environment.

Programme Description

You take 80 credits of compulsory modules and select 30 credits of optional modules. You also complete a research project leading to a thesis (70 credits) that may be undertaken in the UK or overseas.

Compulsory modules typically include: ecological survey techniques; environment and habitat assessment field class; GIS and remote sensing; environmental assessment; environmental systems and modelling; sustainable development and environmental change; and a foundation module in quantitative techniques, experimental design and data analysis.

Optional modules (10 credits each) may include: trees – ecology management and environmental impacts; sustainable development and environmental change; the contested environment; climate change and land use - science policy and action; and ecosystem management.

For further information please go to: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/subjects/environment/courses/2 

 

Newcastle University


Cookies on the New Scientist Study website

Our website uses cookies, which are small text files that are widely used in order to make websites work more effectively. To continue using our website and consent to the use of cookies, click away from this box or click 'Close'.

Find out more about our cookies and how to change them close x