Through the Environmental Consultancy MSc course offered by the University of Southampton you can explore a diverse range of subject areas to meet the environmental sector's calls for graduates with a wide ranging skills set. The ability to have a professional outlook supported by a broad yet advanced understanding of the environment is the focus of this masters course which aims to develop the interdisciplinary environmental skills and knowledge required for a career in this exciting and fast-growing industry.
In your first semester, you will learn to think critically about the environment and apply research techniques. You will study how to manage projected impacts on the environment from development practices to resource usage.
In the second semester, you will develop your practical skills. You will learn to apply innovative research techniques, present arguments and understand how research funding works. Each semester, you will have the chance to specialise in a range of modules to suit your interests or chosen career path. For instance, Environmental Law and Management will enable you to apply your understanding of the legal and policy mechanisms that protect and enhance our environment.
With this degree you’ll have great career potential in local government, the private sector, national and international organisations, and public and private research institutions.
Graduates have the skills to manage complex problems, work with diverse stakeholders and understand the challenges of interdisciplinary working. They are sought after for roles in:
- environmental monitoring
- water resource management and pollution control
- carbon management
- sustainable waste management
- sustainable energy
- wildlife conservation and ecological management
You’ll also be in demand in wider sectors such as the food, buildings, energy, telecoms and water industries.
All these sectors need to think about environmental sustainability either through choice or legislation. Employers look for graduates with skills in communication, problem-solving, leadership, and team-working, which is why they form a core part of our assessment process.
- Environmental Impact Assessment
- Biodiversity and Conservation
- Coastal and Maritime Engineering and Energy
- Energy Resources and Engineering
- Coastal Morphodynamics
- Sustainable Resource Management
- Freshwater Ecosystems
- Water Pollution
- Environmental Management Systems
- Geographical Information Systems for Environmental Consultants
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesBiodiversity & Conservation Sustainable Development Environmental Sciences View 109 other Masters in Biodiversity & Conservation in United Kingdom
- You’ll need a 2:1 degree in a relevant subject.
International26352 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 26352 GBP per year during 12 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 12 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.