Aberystwyth University: Environmental Management

InstitutionAberystwyth University View institution profile
Department Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences
Web http://www.aber.ac.uk
Email myd@aber.ac.uk
Telephone 01970 622315
Study type Taught


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 2014

Our Staff

The 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.


Aberystwyth University

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Established in 1872, Aberystwyth University was the first University Institution in Wales and has a long tradition of excellence in teaching and research.

Aberystwyth is a medium sized, scenic coastal town situated in one of the most beautiful and safest parts of the UK.  You’ll benefit from easy access to the seafront and beaches, rolling green mountains, a vibrant social and cultural life, and an excellent education.  The University campus is compact, friendly, and has a thriving cosmopolitan postgraduate community.  It is a bustling centre of …

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