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Ecology and Environmental Management MSc

Ecology and Environmental Management MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Environmental Management Ecology

Course type


Course Summary

This course aims to develop advanced academic understandings and insight relating to ecology and the environmental management of natural resources. Field based elements are a significant part of the course. This programme is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management. The Department of Geography and Environmental Management hosts not only the MSc Ecology and Environmental Management, but also the internationally renowned ‘Sand Dune and Shingle Network’. The aim of the Network is to conserve these threatened habitats as dynamic landscapes. The Network supports field trips, research projects and placements for students on the MSc. The MSc is designed to provide students with the ability to make a positive contribution to understanding ecology and the management of the environment. Central to this is the development of a range of skills and knowledge pertaining to professional practice. Students on the course are encouraged to engage with professional associations, particularly the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management.

Different course options

Full time | Hope Park | 12 months | OCT-19

Study mode

Full time


12 months

Start date



This module develops the personal, academic and professional skills required by students operating in the areas of ecology and environmental management. Through small group teaching and individual tutorials the module works towards a focus on the CPD and personal development needs of students.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have an normally a First Class or Upper Second Class Honours Degree in a relevant discipline such as Environmental Management/Science, Geography, Biological Sciences, or Earth Sciences. Applicants with other degree qualifications or equivalent professional experience may also be considered. Applications from students who do not hold a 1st or 2:1 Honours Degree (or equivalent) may be asked to demonstrate potential to achieve a Masters award via a sample of academic writing and interview before an offer is made.

University information

Liverpool Hope University is set across two green campuses: Hope Park, just four miles from Liverpool city centre, and the Creative Campus, close to the city centre. There is also a small residential campus at Aigburth Park. Over the last 10 years, there has been a significant investment in buildings and equipment of over £76 million. Each year over 1,000 postgraduate students choose to study a range of postgraduate taught, research and PGCE...more