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Overview The MSc Environmental Management is designed to integrate environmental planning with sustainable management. It is ideal for those with a first degree in planning or related disciplines or those that with to incorporate aspects of planning into their future career. The degree aims to prepare graduates for a career in the private, public or non-governmental sectors related to the management of environmental resources, planning, regeneration or managing an organisation?s response to corporate social responsibility, environmental management and sustainable development issues. This course is also suitable for experienced staff working in these sectors who wish to update their skills and management expertise. The proper management of the environment is at the centre of sustainable development. Environmental management is about developing procedures and practices that reduce the environmental risks that arise from the actions of governments, organisations and citizens. Ensuring that the activities of both public and private sectors are consistent with the goals of a greener environment will require continuous and deliberate action. Growing awareness of the need for such action is generating demand for expertise in environmental management from commercial organisations, government departments, NGOs and other agencies. Skills and knowledge are being sought on matters such as environmental planning and legislation and the management of an organisations environmental impact. The MSc degree is a response to this demand and will provide a curriculum that will allow students to gain a fuller understanding of a variety of environmental policy and planning issues as well as a range of practical skills. This programme is one of a suite of sustainability related Masters programmes within the University. Students will study alongside students from some of these programmes and have the opportunity to work in interdisciplinary teams. The degree will be delivered jointly by Queen's University Management School (QUMS) and the School of Planning, Architecture and Civil Engineering (SPACE). SPACE has dedicated knowledge on the themes of environmental planning and legislation as well as urban and regional regeneration and thus is the ideal partner for QUMS in developing this MSc. Both schools are committed to delivering an MSc degree that provides a high quality learning experience for students. Students will have the opportunity to take 40 credits of option modules to add further tailor their programme of study to their individual needs. Opportunities for Careers ? Government ministries and related agencies responsible for managing environmental and sustainable development services or policy analysis work ? Companies and consultancies concerned with CSR, environmental management and related services ? Non-governmental agencies concerned with development and the environment ? Research and educational establishments involved in private, public and NGO research and training in sustainability, CSR and environmental management ? Trusts and organisations carrying out conservation and educational fieldwork. ? Enhanced skills and knowledge for experienced managers for career development and retraining Full Time programme (20089) All candidates studying the programme full time are required to take and satisfactorily complete 120 credits of taught modules. In the first semester students take 4 compulsory 10 credit modules from Queen?s University Management School and a 20 credit core module from the School of Planning, Architecture and Civil Engineering (SPACE) . In semester 2 students take 2 core modules and then select 40 credits of option modules from the option list. Students are also required to complete a 15,000 word thesis Autumn Semester ? Roots of modern environmentalism ? Issues in sustainability ? Research methods and techniques ? Environmental legislation ? Local and Regional Sustainability (20 credits) Spring Semester ? Analyzing and In

Overview The MSc Environmental Management is designed to integrate environmental planning with sustainable management. It is ideal for those with a first degree in planning or related disciplines or those that with to incorporate aspects of planning into their future career. The degree aims to prepare graduates for a career in the private, public or non-governmental sectors related to the...

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