MSc Green Infrastructure / Careers

Year of entry: 2021

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Career opportunities

Studying MSc Green Infrastructure provides opportunities to work across a range of interrelated disciplines.

These include planning, hydrology, urban forestry, community engagement, development and infrastructure provision, environmental/ecological management, and local/national government.

Graduates will be well placed to enter the job market due to the integration of planning, design, management and policy evaluation embedded within the course. In addition, the soft skills gained on the course include: 

  • interpersonal communication;
  • negotiation;
  • problem solving;
  • field work;
  • interaction with practitioners/communities;
  • project management.

Careers support

The University has its own dedicated Careers Service that you would have full access to as a student and for two years after you graduate. At Manchester you will have access to a number of opportunities to help boost your employability .

Associated organisations

The course draws upon working relationships with local/regional bodies working on Green Infrastructure, and those who have relationships with The University of Manchester. This will include potential engagement with:

  • City of Trees - Manchester;
  • Mersey Forest;
  • Manchester City Council;
  • Greater Manchester Combined Authority;
  • Environment Agency;
  • Natural England, TEP;
  • Arup;
  • NHS England;
  • Forestry Commission.