You’ll develop the skills needed by today’s environmental managers, policymakers and scientists to tackle environmental issues at local, regional and global levels. You’ll be prepared for a wide range of careers across the public and private sectors. This Masters also provides a good basis for further study at PhD level.

The core modules will provide you with knowledge in Environmental Economics and a appreciation of the challenges to which economic analysis can be applied. You’ll also be equipped to incorporate environmental feedback into economic decision making in a way that satisfies both ecological managers and economists.

This Masters is suitable for students from a wide range of backgrounds, including economics, human geography, business, sociology, politics, environmental science and more. You’ll be taught by a range of interdisciplinary staff with varied Environmental research interests.

Study Details:

1 Year Full Time

Module Details:

For the Masters you will need to take a 100 credits of taught modules.

There are four core modules, which amount to 50 of your 100 required credits:

  • Current Research in Environmental Economics and Environmental Management (10 credits)
  • Applied Environmental Economics (10 credits)
  • Biodiversity Conservation and Protected Areas (10 credits)
  • Research Skills and Statistical Methods (20 credits)

You’ll also choose 50 credits from a range of optional modules:

  • Business and Environment (10 credits)
  • Development Economics (20 credits)
  • Environmental and Natural Resource Economics (20 credits)
  • Environmental Governance (10 credits)
  • Environmental Impact Assessment (10 credits)
  • Spatial Analysis (10 credits)

These modules will be run in 2016-17. Modules may change in later years to reflect the latest research.


Entry Requirements

You should have at least a 2:1 degree or equivalent. Ideally you will have studied both some ecology and some economics as part of your degree but applications from students from either discipline are welcome. If you did not have a significant quantitative component to your degree you may also be considered with a requirement to attend a Summer School in Microeconomics and Quantative Methods.

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