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Climate Change Science and Policy

University of Bristol

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
23500 GBP/year
10300 GBP/year
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About

The Climate Change Science and Policy programme offered by the University of Bristol trains highly skilled graduates for professional employment in the public and private sectors, academia, consultancies and non-governmental organisations.

Overview

The Climate Change Science and Policy programme offered by the University of Bristol is provided by the School of Geographical Sciences, which is the top-ranked geography department in the UK for research (Times Higher Education analysis). You will join our research groups in analysing key areas of science and policy:

  • climate change science and its links to policy and policy-makers;
  • modelling of the Earth system, from simple box models to complex climate models;
  • remote sensing of the environment and GIS;
  • understanding past climate change and making predictions of future change;
  • environmental policy and politics with a focus on climate change;
  • researching and communicating climate science. 

This innovative programme also allows you to develop a range of professional skills – including presentation, project work, teamwork and communication – which will be invaluable in your future career. It includes a strong emphasis on carrying out your own research project. 

The programme is closely linked to the renowned Cabot Institute, which brings together all of the University's research into the changing global environment across the sciences, social sciences and engineering.

Careers

Previous graduates have gone on to work at a wide range of employers after completing this MSc, including environmental consultancy, UK and other governments, the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology and the UK Met Office, as well as numerous PhD positions.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Climate Change MSc Research Project
  • Researching and Communicating Climate Science
  • Climate Change: Science and Impacts
  • Environmental Policy and Politics
  • An Introduction to GIS and Remote Sensing for Environmental Policy and Management
  • Earth System Modeling

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

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.
88
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
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
60

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An upper second-class honours degree (or international equivalent) in a scientific discipline, such as chemistry, physics, engineering, mathematics, biology, earth sciences, geography or environmental sciences.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    10300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10300 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • UK: part-time - £5,150
    • Channel Islands/Isle of Man: full-time - £12,840

Funding

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