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International MSc in Environmental Science and Technology MSc

This is a two-year Masters programme delivered in partnership with the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). It provides training in environmental sciences and its commercial application through world leading research institutions.

In your first year, you will study in Lancaster. You will choose from a range of taught modules in environmental sciences and start a research project, which may be continued in your second year in either China, within the Chinese Academy of Sciences, or the UK. Many of these projects involve collaborations with international commercial organisations and provide excellent work experience in different cultural settings.

Students from all countries are eligible to apply. Graduates will be well placed for an international career in environmental science and technology and further study for a PhD.

Core modules:Dissertation Project (year 1)Extended Dissertation Project (Year 2)

Optional modules:

Six optional modules from the following (subject to change)Behaviour of Pollutants in the EnvironmentBiological Effects of Air Pollution and Climate ChangeCatchment Protection (field course)Chemical Risk AssessmentConsequences of Toxicological EffectsContaminated Land and RemediationCrop ProtectionData Analysis and InterpretationData Analysis and Programming SkillsData Assimilation and IntegrationDisaster ManagementEnvironmental Applications of Isotope GeochemistryEnvironmental Aspects of Renewable EnergyEnvironmental RadioactivityEnvironmental Sampling and Analysis for Trace OrganicsEnvironmental ToxicologyFlood Forecasting and Flood Risk ManagementFood Security, Agriculture and Climate ChangeGeoinformaticsGeological HazardsGroundwater Resources and ProtectionInternational Summer School: Food Security and Environmental Issues in ChinaLake EcologyModelling Environmental ProcessesNumerical SkillsPhysical VolcanologyPollution MicrobiologyRenewable EnergySafety and Environmental Impact Assessment: An Industrial PerspectiveSustainable Soil ManagementToxicological Mechanisms and MeasurementsVolanic Process Field CourseWildlife Monitoring Techniques

Please see Postgraduate Module Guide for further information