The University of East Anglia

Environmental Sciences

University of East Anglia
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Rank: 25 (The Complete University Guide)

Location: University of East Anglia


Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2021/09/27

Duration: 46 weeks

Intl fees: £16400

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About This CourseWhat are the links between the effects of climate change and pollution and the mismanagement and over exploitation of resources? How can we solve the environmental challenges we face today? What role can you play in making change happen? If these questions fascinate you, this course is for you. You're passionate about studying the Earth's natural processes and human impacts and you want to prepare for a rewarding career in environmental sciences.Take the MSc Environmental Sciences and develop your advanced scientific knowledge in your field along with essential transferable skills in data analysis, tools such as geographic information systems (GIS) and decision-making.OverviewEnvironmental sciences is the interdisciplinary study of atmospheric, oceanic, freshwater and terrestrial environments, coupled with an assessment of the interactions with human society.This MSc programme will give you a rigorous understanding of the Earth's natural processes, the impacts of human activities on the global environment and the strategies required for the sustainable management of natural resources.It will offer you a range of subjects to choose from and a wide array of career options, both in postgraduate research and vocational employment. Whether you're an environmental sciences graduate seeking additional training, or you've studied a related subject and wish to widen your environmental knowledge and skills, this flexible course is ideal.You'll explore the science of climate change and the human adaptive response to increasing global temperatures and sea-level rise. Your training will also help you master the collection, analysis, interpretation and presentation of diverse datasets and the application of analytical tools such as numerical models and geographic information systems (GIS) to aid complex decision-making.These transferable skills are invaluable for the jobs market, and will support you to move into a rewarding career.DisclaimerCourse details are subject to change.


Entry requirements

A good 1st degree at minimum 2.1 level or equivalent in a suitable discipline (geography, earth and environmental sciences or related subject) required; the course is suitable for graduates with single-discipline degrees in chemistry, physics, biology, mathematics, computing, engineering, economics and politics. All applicants who are not a British national and/or whose 1st language is not English will need to demonstrate a suitable level of English language proficiency. This is equivalent to an IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in all 4 components, although we do accept many other types of qualifications or tests. In accordance with the UK Border Agencies Tier 4 visa guidelines, we will also waive the English language requirement for applicants who meet the defined nationality test or who have completed a degree level course in 1 of the listed countries.

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IELTS: 6.5 (minimum 6.0 in all components)

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International students

Annually, there are some 3,500 students come to the university from outside the UK to study the various courses on offer. In addition to their full studies, there are a number of programs available through the Collaborative International Programmes Office. Through the website, there is also country specific information for students to help them understand everything from entry requirements to information about study fairs and scholarships. There is also practical advice for students about living and studying in the UK. There are over 200 societies and clubs available for students outside the classroom. These range from playing football to taking part in the student newspaper or TV station. Most of these are operated through the Student Union, which also operates a number of entertainment venues including a club and bar. The student union also provides services such as an advice centre. It also runs The Waterfront venue just off campus that has seen acts including U2, Coldplay, Iron maiden and Dizzee Rascal performing there. As well as sports and arts clubs there are also volunteering opportunities for students to get involved with the larger community. There is a notable annual event, the UEA Literary Festival, held each year since 1991. It has featured a number of notable speakers including Stephen Fry, PD James, Terry Pratchett and Peter Ustinov and includes film screenings and political discussions in addition to the talks.

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