Environmental Management and Consultancy MA
Whether it is the boardrooms of multinational corporations or the offices of small enterprises the environment is now a fundamental part of decision making. In an increasingly complex and competitive business environment, managers need to understand the commercial opportunities that the environmental sector offers, as well as the standards of performance which customers, shareholders and regulatory agencies now expect.
The MA in Environmental Management and Consultancy prepares you for these challenges. It will develop your skills in decision making, specialist environmental knowledge, and the ability to solve problems in real-world situations.
There are core modules in environmental management and environmental auditing and a wide range of optional modules. A core module in environmental law is provided by the internationally renowned Lancaster University Law School.
The programme also includes a six month research placement where you will have the opportunity to put your knowledge and skills to the test by working for a small-medium sized company, a public sector body or voluntary sector organisation.
Two optional modules from the following (subject to change)Air Quality and ClimateBehaviour of Pollutants in the EnvironmentCatchment Protection (field course)Chemical Risk AssessmentClimate Change and SocietyConservation and Sustainable Development in the Brazilian AmazonConservation BiologyContaminated Land and RemediationDisaster ManagementEcology, Conservation and CultureEnvironment and CultureEnvironmental JusticeEnvironmental RadioactivityFlood Forecasting and Flood Risk ManagementFood Security, Agriculture and Climate ChangeGeoinformaticsGeological HazardsGroundwater Resources and ProtectionHabitat ManagementLow Carbon Energy UseNumerical SkillsPerspectives on Environment and DevelopmentRenewable EnergyRight to Adequate Food as a Human RightSustainable Soil ManagementSustainable SystemsSustainable Water Management: Concepts, Governance & Practice
Please see Postgraduate Module Guide for further information
- Biological Science : MPhil/PhD
- Contamination, Risk Assessment and Remediation : 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
- Environment, Culture and Society : MSc
- Environmental Science : MPhil/PhD
- Environmental Science (by research) : MSc (research)
- Environmental Science and Technology : MSc
- Environmental Science and Technology : PgCert
- Environmental and Biochemical Toxicology : MSc
- Geography : MPhil/PhD
- International MSc in Environmental Science and Technology : MSc
- International Masters in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security : MSc (Research)
- Plant Sciences (by research) : MSc (research)
- Resource and Environmental Management : MSc
- 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).
IELTS: 6.5 or equivalent
Assessment: Coursework, presentations, examinations and dissertation
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