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Environmental Science and Management MSc

Environmental Science and Management MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Environmental Management Environmental Science

Course type


Course Summary

In this course, you will develop knowledge, critical analysis and skills in Environmental Science, and learn about its application to the management of natural resources. You will be prepared for a wide range of careers in environmental consultancy and business, in government and non-governmental organisations and in environmental research. You will take part in problem solving especially in issues that are at the forefront of our research. You will also examine case-studies that allow you to analyse and tackle the complex problems that characterise Environmental Management. We have a number of partnerships with major environmental organisations that will be of benefit to our students through lectures, workshops and research and internship opportunities. Types of assessment in this course include: Essays of around 3,000 words; Exams of varying length (depending on the modules chosen); Models, maps and accompanying report; Presentations and reports; Press releases and accompanying poster presentations; Laboratory practical reports of 2,000-3,000 words; 8,000 word dissertation. Formative assessment as you study modules will give you useful feedback on your progress and understanding. You will develop the skills and knowledge you will need to follow a career in an environmental organisation in both the public and private sectors. The Masters in Environmental Science and Management also provides an ideal basis to progress to further study at PhD level.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



This module introduces students with a broad range of backgrounds to the key notions and measures of environment and health. It provides an overview of current and emerging environmental exposures, and of their potential health effects. The methodology to estimate the risk posed to human health in relation to exposure from chemicals in the environment is presented in detail. The foundations for assessing health impacts in relation to environmental exposure are also discussed and put into practice. Finally, the module reviews some mitigation strategies and the national and European provisions set out for Environment & Health.

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

Applicants should have at least a 2:1 honours degree or equivalent. We will also consider your application if you have a 2:2 honours degree and relevant work experience. Your degree should be in a relevant science or engineering subject. We also welcome applications from those with a non-science background who have a passion for protecting the natural environment.