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Environmental Science with Industrial Experience MEnvSci

University of Manchester

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UCAS CODE: F904

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  • Qualification

    Master of Environmental Science - MEnvSci

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our MEnvSci Environmental Science with Industrial Experience course is a 4 year degree programme which allows you to spend the third year of your degree developing real-world expertise in industry, all whilst earning a salary and completing your third year of study.Industry input into the development of our cutting-edge course content ensures real-world relevance, and thanks to our close contacts and research collaborations with major employers, we can offer you a wide variety of roles in destinations across the globe.In recent years companies our students have undertaken placements with include GE Oil and Gas, Bosch Thermotechnology, Unilever, ATKINS, Mott MacDonald, O2 and Manchester Airport.After your year in industry, you will return to Manchester and take Year 4 courses, including an independent research project.Our course applies a broad interdisciplinary perspective to understanding how the world works. This approach enables us to tackle pressing problems, such as ensuring that human needs are met in a sustainable way, so that everyone has access to clean water and air, and the resources required for agriculture and industrial activity.Environmental Science is focussed on a holistic understanding of Earth systems in order to learn from the past, comprehend the present and influence the future. It is the study of how physical, chemical and biological processes maintain and interact with life, and includes the study of how humans affect nature. As Environmental Science is at the cross-roads of the natural sciences, it provides an enriching alternative to a single-subject honours degree, and can open the door to an exciting range of career options.During your time with us you will be a part of a dynamic community trying to answer some of the most pressing global issues that we all face. Your work could make a contribution to solving some of the world's greatest challenges.**Course structure** Our MEnvSci in Environmental Science with Industrial Experience a is a four year degree which offers you the flexibility to tailor your interest in environmental science to one of three pathways:- Pollution and environmental processes;- Atmospheric and climate science;- Ecology, evolution and conservation biology.**The department** We are a Department of environmental scientists, geologists, chemists, mathematicians, biologists, physicists and computer scientists, who work together to study the Earth and planets. Our degrees cover the full breadth of earth and environmental sciences, reflecting the main research themes that are fundamental to the work we do in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences.The reputation of Earth and Planetary Science at The University of Manchester's Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences rests on our world-leading interdisciplinary research into processes operating on, within and beyond the Earth. This research incorporates biological, chemical, physical and environmental aspects of the world and solar system we live in. The close alignment between our teaching and research ensures that units are delivered by scholars who are at the forefront of their disciplines.**Skills** Our course will equip you with an armoury of skills to take into the world of work, including the ability to analyse problems, to work collaboratively as part of a team, and to develop field, laboratory, numeracy and communication skills.

Application deadline

15 January

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A level : AAA

Grades AAA which should include at least one science subject. Practical skills are a crucial part of science education and therefore there will be a requirement to pass the practical element of any science A Level taken.Where applicants are applying for science and related degrees, this is likely to be made explicit in the offers you will receive.Typical Contextual Offer: Grades AAB which should include at least one science subject. If any of your science A levels include a separate practical component, you must also ac

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University information

University of Manchester

  • University League Table

    15th

  • Campus address

    The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, England

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    10th out of 71 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    158 79%

    13th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    6th

    12
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%

    32nd

    14

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