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Environmental ManagementPenglais Campus
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Location: Penglais Campus
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2020/09/21
Duration: 12 months
Intl fees: £15850
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Aberystwyth University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
Our MSc in Environmental Management meets the needs of future environmental professionals and is regarded as one of the best vocational MSc courses in the country, attracting students from all over the world. Allowing you to develop a vocational network for future success, the unique MSc structure provided at IBERS offers scope for employment in a wide range of environmental areas. Key skills and training are provided and industrial and research experiences are integrated into the course, allowing you to respond to and find solutions for problems, and to exploit opportunities and meet challenges in environmental management. Why study MSc Environmental Management at Aberystwyth University?Aberystwyth is located in a high quality outdoor physical environment, situated between the Cambrian and Snowdonia mountain ranges, and offering habitats ranging from coastal to upland. Fieldwork opportunities are enhanced by our location.We have a long and distinguished history of environmental teaching and research. This MSc programme was established at IBERS in 2005 and holds a significant international profile.The course is taught by internationally recognised researchers, consultants and professionals operating across a wide range of environmental topics.Undertake vocational and professional training in environmental management and be introduced to new technological advances and developments.Opportunity to interact with professionals in the field and to develop a network of contacts that will help you to establish your future career.This course was designed with employers from industry, environmental agencies and governmental and non-governmental organisations. Students benefit from interaction with these external bodies and develop skills that environmental employers target when recruiting.Our most recent joint submission to the Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) displayed that 78% of our research is world-leading or internationally excellent, and 97% of our research is internationally recognised.76% of our joint submission to the most recent Research Excellence Framework was judged as world-leading in terms of research impact.Our submission in conjunction with Bangor University was the 5th strongest submission in the UK - REF 2014Our StaffThe majority of teaching staff at the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences are qualified to PhD level and are research active. Vocational courses also have staff whose background lies within industry. The Institute has a large number of research only staff with whom students may have contact.
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Honours degree (minimum 2.2 with minimum 56.5 per cent final average) or equivalent in a related discipline; IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 93 (internet based test) where applicable.
IELTS: 7.0 (with minimum 5.5 in each component)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for Aberystwyth University.
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There is plenty of help and assistance for students travelling from outside the UK to study at Aberystwyth. There is information arranged by country on the website to help with the application process then there are also student exchange programs such as the Erasmus program that the university takes part in. The International Student Support is available once students are in Wales to help with a range of matters from immigration and visas, to living in the UK, finding accommodation and basic matters such as banking and health care issues. The students union is the heart of activities outside the classroom as well as providing help and guidance for students, organising the clubs and societies and also organising regular events. The union operates an Advice Centre to help support students in their daily life as well as represent them in the event of a problem. It also operates a coffee shop and eating place, a student shop and a number of places to get together with friends, relax and study together. There are a vast number of clubs and sports on offer so there is something for all tastes. There are sports clubs such as the archery club or the mountaineering club as well as traditional team sports including football and hockey. Even people interest in martial arts or cheerleading can find a club that suits them. Societies rang interests, faiths, cultures and other subjects from photography and student media groups to the African Caribbean Society and the art society. Students can also give something back to the larger community by getting involved with volunteering and charity work as well as developing new skills while doing this.