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The modules offered on these courses allow students to develop skills in the collection, processing and analysis of environmental data, the use of data in the development and evaluation of policy and a sound practical training in techniques of environmental management. The courses build upon the depth of expertise in environmental management found throughout the University, including: School of Geography School of Biology School of the Built Environment School of Chemical, Environmental and Mining Engineering School of Civil Engineering School of Politics School of Law Course Outline Programme ONE: MAMScDiploma in Environmental Management This programme is for students taking a vocationally-oriented route through environmental management or for students wishing to pursue research NOT funded through the Economic and Social Research Council. The Masters courses will be of 12 months duration for full time students and not less than 24 months for part-time students, commencing in late September. The taught components will last two semesters (full-time) or four semesters (part-time). The Masters courses will require a dissertation to be undertaken after the taught elements are completed. The Diploma course will last two semesters (full-time) or not less than four semesters (part-time). Diploma students will be considered for up-grading to Masters at the end of the Spring Semester. The taught elements of the Masters and Diploma consist of a compulsory core of modules and a series of optional elements. The core modules are: Semester 1 Foundations of Environmental Management (15 credits) Frameworks for Environmental Management (10 credits) Approaches to Environmental Manangement (10 credits) Environmental Data Handling and Modelling (10 credits) Tutorials (5 credits) Semester 2 The Environment Business (10 credits) Tutorials (5 credits) Dissertation Proposal (5 credits) Programme TWO: MAMSc in Environmental Management This programme is for students wishing to pursue academic research on environmental management eligible for funding under the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 1+ 3 or +3 schemes. This course will involve more generic training in the Social Sciences. The Masters courses will be of 12 months duration for full time students and not less than 24 months for part-time students, commencing in late September. The taught components will last two semesters (full-time) or four semesters (part-time). The Masters courses will require a dissertation to be undertaken after the taught elements are completed. Diploma students will be considered for up-grading to Masters at the end of the Spring Semester. The taught elements of these Masters are: Semester 1 Foundations of Environmental Management (15 credits) Frameworks for Environmental Management (10 credits) Approaches to Environmental Manangement (10 credits) Research Methods in Social Sciences (10 credits) Philosophy of Social Science (10 credits) Tutorials (5 credits) Semester 2 The Environment Business (10 credits) Tutorials (5 credits) Dissertation Proposal (5 credits) Research Methods in Social Sciences (10 credits) Philosophy of Social Science (10 credits) Dissertation (Masters candidates only) (60 credits) Optional elements up to 40 credits (Programme 1) and 20 credits (Programme 2) may be drawn from one of a series of pathways containing a choice of option modules: Business and the Environment Cities and Sustainability Contaminated Land Management Environment and Development Environmental Assessment and Site Investigation Environmental Management and Earth Observation Landscape Ecology, Conservation and Wildlife Management Landscape and Environmental History Measurement, analysis and Modelling Pollution and Waste Research Methods River Basin Management Resources Students will be given access to the University computing facilities via the machines in the David Ebdon Computing Laboratory in the School of Geography. Facilities include: Provision of an e-mail address

The modules offered on these courses allow students to develop skills in the collection, processing and analysis of environmental data, the use of data in the development and evaluation of policy and a sound practical training in techniques of environmental management. The courses build upon the depth of expertise in environmental management found throughout the University, including: School of...

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Entry Requirements

2.1(Upper 2nd class hons degree or international equivalent) Subject with an environmental component / some vocational experience of an environmental nature

2.1(Upper 2nd class hons degree or international equivalent) Subject with an environmental component / some vocational experience of an environmental nature

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