University of Aberdeen: Environmental and Forest Management

InstitutionUniversity of Aberdeen View institution profile
Department School of Biological Sciences View department profile
Web https://www.abdn.ac.uk/sbs
Email pgadmissions@abdn.ac.uk
Telephone 01224 272090
Study type Taught

Summary

Interested in a career in forest or general environmental management, policy and/or research? Our MSc in Environmental and Forest Management is a professionally recognised qualification for careers in the forest and/or environmental sector. On this MSc programme you will to study the principles of forest and woodland management as well as general environment management and their application both in the UK and overseas. The programme is aimed at individuals interested in a career in environmental management, environmental services, timber production, community forestry or a combination of these.

You will spend the first part of the programme covering all the core competencies of forestry (as defined by the Institute of Chartered Foresters) and environmental management, as well as other topics. Teaching is usually in small classes to maximise participation. Several courses include visits to local forests and other interesting locations around Scotland and you can also choose one or both of the residential field courses which take place during the Easter vacation. The last three months of your MSc will be focused on an independent research project which can be forest, laboratory, greenhouse or computer based. Projects can be situated anywhere in the world and are often associated with on-going cutting-edge research being undertaken by academic staff.

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University of Aberdeen
School of Biological Sciences



Nature on our doorstep
Since 1495, the University of Aberdeen has offered life enhancing opportunities for all of our students.  We were named Scottish University of the Year in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019 and ranked number 3 in Scotland for Life Sciences – which includes biological sciences - in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019.

We are recognised internationally for our expertise in zoology, marine biology, plant and soil science, physiology, ecology and conservation. This is because our teaching is delivered by world-class experts and because we make ...

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