MSc Environmental Governance / Overview
Year of entry: 2016
- Degree awarded
- Master of Science
- 12 Months (Full Time); 27 Months (Part-Time)
- Entry requirements
Applicants should have a Bachelors degree with a minimum classification of Second Class Honours, Upper Division (2:1) or its international equivalent.
We welcome applicants from a range of degree backgrounds, especially Geography, Politics, Anthropology, Sociology and Philosophy. You may need to undertake additional study on your own if you do not understand basic knowledge presupposed in some of the taught units.
For enquiries about the admissions process please contact the Admissions Team at PG-Geography-Admissions@manchester.ac.uk
- Number of places/applicants
- Approximately 80 applications are received each year and 20-25 new students registered.
- How to apply
The deadline for applications is the 31st August 2016; later applications are considered at our discretion. Please note that we receive a very high number of applications so the course may be closed to new applications before the final deadline given.
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The MSc in Environmental Governance trains students to grasp some of the key environmental challenges of our time by developing their skills to apply sophisticated, critical and interdisciplinary sustainability and environmental theories at multiple scales and in different geographical contexts. As part of the programme, students have a unique opportunity to collaborate and engage with cutting-edge researchers and world leading experts on environmental governance, political ecology, Marxist political economy and urban sustainability.
The MSc in Environmental Governance is targeted at three audiences: future leaders interested in pursuing a career in environmental policy regulation and urban sustainable management; those wishing to develop further their academic career by pursuing a PhD; and environmental professionals wishing to deepen their knowledge.
Postgraduate open days provide a great opportunity to take a look at the University and find out what Manchester has to offer you.For further information, please see: open days and visits
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2016, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK/EU students (per annum): £7,700
International students (per annum): £15,500
UK/EU students (per annum): £3,850
International students (per annum): £7,750
The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.
All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.
Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.
The School of Environment, Education and Development is offering a number of scholarships for 2016 entry .
- Academic department
- School of Environment, Education and Development
- Contact name
- SEED PGT Admissions Team
- +44 (0) 161 275 0969
- Academic department overview
See: The School .
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