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MScLand Reclamation and Restoration

Cranfield University
United Kingdom, Cranfield
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Designed to meet the increasing demands to manage and restore degraded land as close as possible to its original status, this course aims to provide the knowledge and skills required to bridge the gap between damaged land and fully restored ecosystems.

The postgraduate level Land Reclamation and Restoration course integrates new scientific understanding of environmental processes with relevant engineering and management skills. These skills are then used to develop new, integrated land management solutions at relevant scales including field, city, catchment, national and global. – Hands-on practices and visits to relevant land reclamation and ecological restoration sites form a major part of the programme. – Close relations to industry, providing practical experience through group and individual projects in collaboration with relevant organisations. – Outstanding learning environment with an access to market leading geospatial technologies and state of the art soil and plant research laboratories associated with Agri-Tech Innovation Centres. – In depth understanding of principles that influence soil reclamation and restoration in an ecosystem context.

Graduates from this programme are highly sought after by government agencies, businesses, consultancies, and non-government organisations (NGOs).

Programme structure

The modules include lectures and tutorials, and are assessed through written examinations and assignments. These provide the tools required for the group and individual projects.

Career opportunities

Takes you on to career opportunities in consultancy, research, education, public and private sector industry. Successful students go on to a wide range of careers such as consulting engineers, conservationists, environmental and design planners/consultants, land and sustainability managers and advisors, researchers, and educationalists.

Employers include statutory agencies and ministries, conservation trusts, environmental companies, international development organisations, land and natural resource management businesses, large agri-food companies, local authorities, non-government organisations (NGOs), and research organisations.

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