The University of Southampton

Environmental Monitoring and Assessment

Main Site - Highfield Campus
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Rank: 16 (UKEAS)

Location: Main Site - Highfield Campus


Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2021/09/01

Duration: 12 months

Intl fees: £24400

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The MSc Environmental Monitoring and Assessment offers training in monitoring approaches, handling environmental data and assessing predicted changes for the safe and responsible management of our environment. We will give you the knowledge and professional skills required for a career as an environmental scientist in a fast-growing and rapidly changing industry. You will engage in practical work such as developing an Environmental Management System for a real-life client organisation to meet the international standard ISO14001, giving you a unique, highly sought-after skill set from employers.Unique features of our MSc programme includes: the opportunity to work with organisations focused on environmental and sustainability issues; ability to participate in fieldwork and research methods courses; interdisciplinary training; the flexibility to specialize in particular aspects of environmental consultancy; a mix of applied modules giving opportunities to practise skills, and other modules delivering background on the legal and political framework within which EIA consultants have to operate.


Entry requirements

Upper Second Class Honours degree in a science related subject from an approved University. IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in any component. Applications are assessed on an individual basis and we encourage candidates with alternative qualifications plus relevant experience in the environmental sector to apply.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.5 (IELTS 6.5 with 6.5 in R.&W; 6.0 in S.&L.)

Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for The University of Southampton.

About this university

International students

Students from 135 countries regularly attend the university and he International Office is the main point of reference for them, as well as for students wanting to make use of the international campus in Malaysia. They are available to help prospective and new students with the various processes involved with studying in the UK such as immigration and visas paperwork, funding issues and other legal matters. Student life outside the classroom is organised by the Students' Union, based in three buildings opposite the Hartley Library. It is separate from the university and generates its own funds from various activities. It is responsible for the organisation of the many clubs and societies found around the universities sites including the award-winning student radio station, Surge and a TV station. There is also a newspaper and magazine run by the students. The union operates a nightclub, cocktail bar and pub as well as a concert venue. Sports at the university come under the guidance of the Sport and Wellbeing department and they operate across two main venues, the Jubilee Sports Centre and Wide Lane Sports Ground. The university competes in numerous sports in the BUCS South East Conference.

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