Environmental Science and Technology MSc
Increasingly, novel technologies such as informatics, sensor networks, imaging techniques and pollution remediation technologies are impacting the way we view and manage the environment. This scheme explores these issues and offers you a broad range of options allowing you to choose your area of focus.
As well as gaining knowledge in one or more areas of environmental science and technology, you will also develop skills in statistics and computing. Graduates will typically find themselves working for consultancies, government organisations or going on to study for a PhD.
There is also a two-year full-time International MSc (Research) in Environmental Science and Technology, which additionally includes a 12 month overseas research placement.
Core module:Dissertation Project
Six optional modules from the following (subject to change)Air Quality and ClimateBehaviour of Pollutants in the EnvironmentBiological Effects of Air Pollution and Climate ChangeCatchment Protection (field Course)Chemical Risk AssessmentConsequences of Toxic EffectsContaminated Land and RemediationCrop ProtectionData Analysis and InterpretationData Analysis and Programming SkillsData Assimilation and IntegrationEnvironmental Applications of Isotope GeochemistryEnvironmental RadioactivityEnvironmental Sampling and Analysis for Trace OrganicsEnvironmental ToxicologyFlood Forecasting and Flood Risk ManagementFood Security, Agriculture and Climate ChangeGeoinformaticsGeological HazardsGroundwater Resources and ProtectionLake EcologyModelling Environmental ProcessesNumerical skillsPhysical VolcanologyPollution MicrobiologyRenewable EnergySustainable Soil ManagementToxicological Mechanisms and MeasurementsWildlife Monitoring Techniques
- Biological Science : PhD
- Contamination, Risk Assessment and Remediation : MSc
- Contamination, Risk Assessment and Remediation : PGCert
- 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 : PGCert
- Environment and Development : MA
- Environmental Management and Consultancy : MA
- Environmental Science : PhD
- Environmental Science (by research) : MSc (research)
- Environmental Science and Technology : PGCert
- Environmental and Biochemical Toxicology : MSc
- Food Challenges for the 21st Century : PGCert
- Geography : PhD
- International Innovation : MSc
- International Innovation (Environmental Science) : MSc
- 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: 2015
Director of Studies: Professor Kirk T Semple.
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 our information on fees and funding.
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