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University of East Anglia UEA: Environmental Sciences

Institution University of East Anglia UEA View institution profile
Department School of Environmental Sciences
Web http://www.uea.ac.uk
Email admissions@uea.ac.uk
Telephone 01603 591515
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Summary

About This Course

What 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.

Overview

Environmental 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.

Disclaimer

Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website: www.uea.ac.uk

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