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Environment, Economics and Ecology with a year in industry MEnv

University of York

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Master of Environmental Science - MEnv

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-21

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

Economic development, population growth, poverty, and globalisation all place increasing demands on our environment and its resources.

Our unique Environment, Economics and Ecology degree focuses on ecosystem services - the processes by which the environment produces the resources we need such as clean air, water, food and materials.

Our health and wellbeing depends upon these services and our use and management of these natural resources. We study the links between human and natural systems, and the need for a holistic socio-ecological approach to understand challenges and solutions to environmental conservation and sustainable development.

Accredited by the Institution of Environmental Sciences.

Teaching and assessment

You’ll study and learn with academics who are active researchers, experts in their field and have a passion for their subjects. Our approach to teaching will provide you with the knowledge, opportunities, and support you need to grow and succeed in a global workplace.

Assessment and feedback

Each module will be assessed either by coursework, closed examination or a combination of both. Coursework can include:

  • practical write-ups
  • oral presentations
  • data analysis exercises
  • essays
  • reflective writing

Careers and skills

Your degree will equip you with the specialist skills and knowledge for a career in environmental management or a related field. Many of our graduates also find careers in other areas with the transferable skills they learn during this course.

Career opportunities

  • Environmental conservationist
  • Graduate policy analyst
  • Flood risk officer
  • Graduate environmental consultant
  • Environmental engineer
  • Oil and gas analyst

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 22,650per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : ABB

Essential Subjects: One of the following: Biology, Business Studies, Chemistry, Economics, Environmental Studies, Geography, Geology, Government and Politics, Life and Health Sciences, Mathematics, Physics or Psychology is essential.

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University information

University of York

  • University League Table

    22nd

  • Campus address

    University of York, Heslington, York, York, YO10 5DD, England

First-rate teaching by leading academics, plus award-winning employability programmes, help to prepare students for the international labour market.
A home on campus in York’s college environment brings together a diverse community of students from over 150 countries, offering lifelong connections.
York offers a wide range of specialist support to international students, including orientation, a Writing and Language Skills Centre, and immigration advice.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    15th out of 103 3

    19th out of 78 1

    26th out of 72 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    158 69%

    21st

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    77 77%

    30th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.35 87%

    5th

    4
  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    152 68%

    26th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86 86%

    18th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    40th

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    147 70%

    20th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    77 77%

    20th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%

    34th

    8

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