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Research Methods with Planning and Environmental Management

The University of Manchester

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
19000 GBP/year
9500 GBP/year
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About

The MSc Research Methods with Planning and Environmental Management course offered at The University of Manchester is a research intensive master's designed for those who wish to continue on to PhD and/or are considering embarking on a career in research. It has a strong focus on developing research skills combined with further study in planning and environmental management.

Overview

The MSc is designed to comply with the research training requirements for two ESRC scholarships as administered by the North West Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership (NWSSDTP): the three-year PhD scholarship and the four-year scholarship that covers an eligible one year master's and a three-year PhD . 

The Research Methods with Planning and Environmental Management course offered at The University of Manchester is ideal if you want to apply for an ESRC scholarship through the NWSSDTP or a School of Environment, Education and Development scholarship. NWSSDTP approved master's must meet the minimum research training requirement expected by the ESRC.

Career opportunities

MSc Research Methods is ideal if you are considering PhD study and/or a career in research in planning and environmental management.

More generally, Planning and Environmental Management graduates are popular with employers, particularly in consultancy, where the ability to analyse and propose policies and implement strategies is vital. After London, Manchester hosts the largest number of planning and environmental consultancies in the UK.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Research Literacy and Design
  • Qualitative Research Approaches
  • Quantitative Research Approaches
  • Dissertation

You will select one from the following options:

  • Doing Environmental Research
  • Development Fieldwork
  • Independent Research Methods

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum 2:1 Honours degree.
  • Some English Language test results are only valid for two years. Your English Language test report must be valid on the start date of the course.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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