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About

Choose a route to suit you: the Environmental Assessment and Control programme from University of Derby is ideal for recent graduates seeking a full-time postgraduate course and for mature students already in employment wanting to balance part-time studies with work commitments.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The innovative Environmental Assessment and Control programme from University of Derby focuses on how to prevent and control the contamination of land and freshwater. With its strong emphasis on applying scientific knowledge to real-world problems, it offers you the chance to specialise in an increasingly important environmental field.

  • Study on a course which is recognised for high professional standards: our MSc is accredited by the Institution of Environmental Sciences
  • Gain a specialist qualification to advance your career with government bodies, local authorities, consultancies and industry – in the UK and overseas
  • Gain an in-depth and holistic understanding of policies and strategies to assess, prevent, manage and control land and freshwater contamination
  • Apply your knowledge to real-world situations and evaluate the outcomes to make effective strategic decisions
  • Undertake work placements with employers in a range of settings for practical-based training and practitioner-based learning
  • Learn from an expert teaching team who conduct crucial research and consultancy work on environmental themes
  • Embark on a pathway towards becoming a Chartered Environmentalist or Chartered Scientist

Careers

This course paves the way to careers with government bodies like the Environment Agency and DEFRA, international organisations such as the UN, local authorities, environmental consultancies, water companies and in a wide range of industries where environmental assessment and control is vital. If you are already in employment, it will enhance your promotion prospects and confidence in applying for more senior roles.

The MSc also represents a valuable qualification for professionals working in allied areas who want to broaden their skills. If you are an environmental consultant, for example, you may wish to gain more specialist knowledge of issues like land remediation.

In addition, your studies will give you a firm basis for higher-level qualifications including MPhil/PhD research degrees.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contaminated Land and Remediation 
  • Freshwater Management 
  • Independent Scholarly Activity in Biosciences
  • Practical Training-Based Placement
  • Ecological Surveying
  • Analytical Methods for Ecologists 
  • Habitat Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Entry requirements for UK students: You will usually need either an honours degree in a related scientific subject (at least second class) or equivalent experience

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14700 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    7850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7850 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

UK - £875 per 20 credits (Part-time)

Living costs for Derby

540 - 852 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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