Society is increasingly sensitive to anthropogenic effects on the natural environment and the public perception is that we do not always weigh the benefits of activities against the associated environmental cost. Such themes are significant within environmental conservation and management.
The disciplines here help deal with many challenges facing our planet, country and locality which are central to the future of society.
This course is usually available both full and part-time with intakes at the end of September. Full-time study one calendar year. Part-time study options typically take two years but students are given a maximum of five years to complete an MSc (180 credits).
Students can do a Postgraduate Diploma (PG Dip) by studying 120 credits
6 taught modules. Full-time over 8 months or part-time over 15 months.
Students can do a Postgraduate Certificate (PG Cert) by studying 60 credits.
3 taught modules. Part-time over 8 months.
Also, each module (20 credits) can be studied in a stand-alone capacity which students can incrementally build towards one of the above postgraduate qualifications.
The MSc involves the completion of a 60 credit dissertation in addition to the 120 credits of taught modules. The dissertation is supervised by a member of staff and can be completed via distance learning.
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