Resource and Environmental Management MSc
The management of land, air, water and other resources for sustainable development is a major challenge for the twenty first century. This very popular and vocationally relevant scheme will provide you with an in-depth critical understanding of the key management issues and challenges, as well as developing your problem-solving skills and practical knowledge for future employment in the environmental field.
You will be able to customise your learning by selecting from a wide range of optional modules in the natural and social sciences. Core modules in environmental management and environmental justice are delivered by the Lancaster Environment Centre. Optional modules include environmental law, water resources management, disaster management and environment and social culture.
You will also have the option of taking a six month research placement with a private sector company, government body or voluntary sector organisation as an alternative to a traditional dissertation.
Core modulesDissertation ProjectEnvironmental JusticeEnvironmental ManagementGeoinformaticsResearch Methods
Two optional modules from the following (subject to change)Ecology Conservation and CultureEnvironmental AuditingEnvironment and CultureEnvironmental LawInternational Environmental LawNumerical SkillsPerspectives on Environment and DevelopmentRight to Adequate Food as a Human RightSustainable Water Management: Concepts, Governance and Practice
Please see Postgraduate Module Guide for further information
- Biological Science : PhD
- Contamination, Risk Assessment and Remediation : MSc
- Data Science for the Environment : MSc
- Ecology (by research) : MSc
- Ecology and Conservation : MSc
- Ecology and Conservation : PgCert
- Energy and the Environment : MSc
- Environment and Development : MSc
- Environment and Development : MA
- Environment and Development : PgCert
- Environmental Management and Consultancy : MA
- Environmental Science : PhD
- Environmental Science (by research) : MSc (research)
- Environmental Science and Technology : MSc
- Environmental Science and Technology : PgCert
- Environmental and Biochemical Toxicology : MSc
- Geography : PhD
- Nuclear Science and Engineering : PGCert
- Plant Sciences (by research) : MSc (research)
- Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security : MSc
- Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security : PgCert
- Sustainable Water Management : MSc
- Sustainable Water Management : PgCert
- Volcanology and Geological Hazards : MSc
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For Entry: 2014
Director of Studies: Dr Nigel Watson.
Duration: 12 months full-time, 24 months part-time.
Entry Requirements: Upper second class honours degree, or its equivalent, in a relevant subject. We can also consider applicants with a lower second class (or equivalent) if they have relevant work experience (including voluntary work).
Assessment: Coursework, presentations and dissertation/research placement.
IELTS: 6.5 or equivalent.
Funding: All applicants should consult www.lancs.ac.uk/pgfunding/
Fees: View details of our Postgraduate Taught fees for 2013 entry. Fees for 2014 entry will be confirmed early in 2014.
Duration: Full time 12 Month(s), Part time 24 Month(s)
Department: Lancaster Environment Centre
Phone: +44 (0)1524 510257
For information on the course structure as followed by our current students, please see Lancaster University's Online Courses Handbook