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Global Environmental Change

University of Greenwich
Kent, Great Britain
Full-time
€17,149.41/year
2022 Points
Duration
1 Year
Language
English

Program Description

With our MSc Global Environmental Change, you'll develop the knowledge and skills to address some of the world's major challenges. Your study topics include climate change, environmental law and policy, meteorology and sustainability. This wide-ranging programme reflects the strength of unique expertise held within our prizewinning Natural Resources Institute (NRI).

Our recent interdisciplinary research ranges from practical areas with a direct relevance to climate adaptation - such as agricultural practices - to issues of equity and environmental economics. NRI academics who run modules for the MSc Global Environmental Change have contributed to global initiatives such as the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) assessment reports.

Notes:
Tuition fees for students who have citizens' rights after Brexit (pre/settled status, 3 years + with permanent address): £8,750

Entry Requirements

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Education
Bachelor's Degree
6
or
Degree from State Technical Insitute (TEI)
6
English Level
IELTS
6
or
PTE
51
or
TOEFL (internet based)
60
Required Documents
Certified Copy of the Degree Certificate/Diploma
Certified Copy of the English Certification
ID Certified Copy
Passport Certified Copy
Detailed Transcript
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Notes:

Other accepted qualifications:

  • Equivalent professional qualification in an appropriate subject.

Use of prior learning:

  • In some cases, it may be possible to consider your prior learning and experience if it is specifically relevant to the programme. This might include research undertaken as part of your work experience or involvement in non-governmental organisations or projects. Applications are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Alternative English language requirements:

  • Apolytirion with grade 17 in English.
  • University of Greenwich English Language Test (OIETC): Overall grade B2+ with B2 in each skill.

Important Information:

  • If your English language qualification is below the standard requirements listed above, you may be eligible for our online pre-sessional English (PSE) programme.
  • If you do not currently hold an IELTS and think you might need a pre-sessional English programme to reach the required level, you can also take the University's English Language Test (UOGELT). If you do not achieve the required score for direct entry, you will be eligible to study our online pre-sessional course using your UOGELT result.

Curriculum

Option Set 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules:

Independent Research Project (NRI) (60 credits)
Environmental Footprinting (15 credits)
Academic English for Postgraduates (Science)
Research Methods for Postgraduates (15 credits)
Fundamentals of Meteorology and Climate Change (30 credits)
Adaptation to Environmental Change: climate and water (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 45 credits from this list of options:

Risk Analysis for Agriculture and the Environment (15 credits)
Conservation Ecology (15 credits)
Agricultural and Natural Resources Innovation for Development (15 credits)
Responsible Business and Natural Resources Management (15 credits)
Environmental Law and Policy (15 credits)
Approaches and Policies for Sustainability (15 credits)
Postgraduate Negotiated Learning Module (15 credits)
Introduction to GIS for Natural Resource Management (15 credits)
Introduction to Remote Sensing (15 credits)
Soils and Environments (15 credits)

Option Set 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules:

Independent Research Project (NRI) (60 credits)
Environmental Footprinting (15 credits)
Academic English for Postgraduates (Science)
Research Methods for Postgraduates (15 credits)
Fundamentals of Meteorology and Climate Change (30 credits)
Adaptation to Environmental Change: climate and water (15 credits)

Students are also required to choose 30 credits from this list of options:

Risk Analysis for Agriculture and the Environment (15 credits)
Conservation Ecology (15 credits)
Agricultural and Natural Resources Innovation for Development (15 credits)
Responsible Business and Natural Resources Management (15 credits)
Environmental Law and Policy (15 credits)
Approaches and Policies for Sustainability (15 credits)
Introduction to GIS for Natural Resource Management (15 credits)
Introduction to Remote Sensing (15 credits)
Soils and Environments (15 credits)

Careers

This interdisciplinary course prepares graduates for a range of careers, from non-governmental and developmental organisations to civil service roles in key areas such as:

  • environmental management
  • forestry
  • agriculture, etc.

Graduates who take a practical laboratory project can take specific skills into industry an industrial setting. The independent research project also gives you insight into research degrees (MPhil/PhD) and future careers in academia.

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