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MScIntegrated Landscape Ecology

Cranfield University
United Kingdom, Cranfield
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As a result of the National Ecosystem Assessment in the UK, there is new demand for land management professionals with quantitative and integrative landscape capabilities. This course will provide students with the opportunity to think across disciplines and offer integrated solutions to current environmental problems.

Cranfield University has been successfully delivering environmental management courses since 1976. Currently the focus of this MSc is unique in the United Kingdom and with the knowledge they have, they are in a unique position to offer an MSc with an exceptional and distinctive brand as well as a novel and attractive course to the environmental sector.

Cranfield has a very strong worldwide reputation in the delivery of applied science. The Department of Environmental Science and Technology, with over 150 academics, has world-class teaching, research and consultancy facilities that deliver integrated solutions to the environmental sector not only in the United Kingdom and Europe, but worldwide. There are 25 places available.

Programme structure

This comprises of eight modules, a group project and an individual project. The MSc course will be taught in three sections: taught modules (40%), a group project (20%), and an individual research project (40%).

The taught modules are typically delivered in one-week blocks between October and February. The teaching methods include debates, practical sessions, field visits, lectures, seminars, and presentations. The Group Project is a group-based activity typically undertaken between February and April. The project is designed to integrate knowledge, understanding and skills from the taught modules in a real-life situation. For the individual research project, each student is allocated a supervisor. Guidance sessions are provided as to what is required from the thesis and oral presentation.

Career opportunities

Takes you on to a wide range of exciting career possibilities in the UK and overseas with government and international organisations working in the areas of conservation of biodiversity, provision of ecosystem services, natural resource management and sustainability of rural livelihoods. This course also provides an ideal grounding for research positions and PhD programmes.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States