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MSc by Research Environmental Science / Overview

Year of entry: 2021

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Degree awarded
Master of Science (Research)
Duration
12 Monts [Full-Time]
Entry requirements
We normally expect students to have a First or Upper Second class UK honours degree or international equivalent, in a relevant science discipline or a first degree with an additional UK Masters degree (or international equivalent).

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply online  

You should include details of your previous study, your research project title and the name of the academic member of staff you would like to supervise your research.

We strongly recommend that you make contact with your proposed supervisor before submitting an application.

 

Programme options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MSc by Research Y N N N

Programme description

We use innovative scientific approaches, at a macro scale down to a molecular scale, to study the environment, to understand natural processes, and to understand how human activities are changing the world and environment we live in. We study how human activity changes the climate, and how in turn the climate and weather affects human society and life on our planet. We can also use environmental science research to examine air and water quality, and examine the causes, consequences, management and mitigation of pollution events. This can include the management of our nuclear legacy through investigating nuclear decommissioning and nuclear waste management and disposal. Research within the Department also investigates the sources, utilisation and exploitation of energy, water, food and mineral resources. Many aspects of research into environmental function require an understanding of chemical interactions in environmental systems, such as the characterisation of mineral-water-organic matter reactions in surface and subsurface environments.

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Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2021, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MSc by Research (full-time)
    UK students (per annum): Standard £4,500, Band 1 £7,250, Band 2 £9,750, Band 3 £14,500
    International, including EU, students (per annum): Standard £24,500, Band 1 £27,000, Band 2 £30,000, Band 3 £32,500

Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.

Scholarships/sponsorships

The Faculty of Science and Engineering is offering a number of scholarships to both UK and oversees students. For more information about these scholarships please visit our Manchester Alumni Scholarship Schemes page or the Fees and Funding page on the Department website for more information on other scholarships and awards available.

Contact details

School/Faculty
School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Contact name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 6545
Email
Website
http://www.ees.manchester.ac.uk
School/Faculty

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