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The use of energy is central to the development and maintenance of economies throughout the world. Given this energy is taken from the environment and the biproducts are returned to the environment in various forms, exploitation of energy resources invariably incur environmental penalties. Nowhere is this more apparent than with the pressing issue of anthropogenic climate change. Charting a course to avoid ?dangerous anthropogenic interference? with the climate system represents one of the key challenges facing society, and energy clearly lies at the heart of the issue. In recognition of the threats presented by climate change, the UK has recently committed to an 80 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Such a monumental endeavour requires a generation to be trained to deliver the transition to a more sustainable energy portfolio. This training is clearly interdisciplinary, encompassing environment, engineering and policy. The MSc Energy and Environment is designed for those wishing to develop careers in this challenging and yet exciting area. The taught component of the programme comprises 50 percent of the assessment. The remaining 50 percent of the assessment is an extended research project working on an energy sector application. These projects may be developed in conjunction with an industrial partner identified through the Enterprise and Business Partnership unit within LEC. These industry projects will not only give valuable industry relevant training, you will also be able to claim a substantial amount of work experience from this for your cv. Taught modules are Air Pollution and Climate, Low-carbon Energy Use, Environmental Management, European and International Environmental Law and two optional modules from a selection of relevant environmental, engineering and geographical modules. Please note modules are subject to change. Part-time options are available over 24 months. We aim to be as flexible as possible on our part-time schemes, so if you are unsure whether you can fit in your studies around work or family responsibilities visit us at one of our open days or contact us to talk about your needs. Bursaries may be available, please consult the PG LEC website for further details: http:www.lec.lancs.ac.ukpostgraduatefunding_and_fees.php Please note that LEC is still accepting applications, but only from UK and EU applicants. Unfortunately for OS applicants, applications are no longer being accepted as visas will not get processed in time for the 3rd October start date. For UK and EU applicants please note it is recommend that you apply by the 31st August to allow time for your application to be processed and for accommodation to be found. Regarding accommodation it is unlikely that accommodation on campus will be available, but there are accommodation options in town (3miles away, 10-15minute bus journey).

The use of energy is central to the development and maintenance of economies throughout the world. Given this energy is taken from the environment and the biproducts are returned to the environment in various forms, exploitation of energy resources invariably incur environmental penalties. Nowhere is this more apparent than with the pressing issue of anthropogenic climate change. Charting a...

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