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Environmental Sciences (Agricultural and Environmental Science) MEnv

Newcastle University

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  • Qualification

    Master of Environmental Science - MEnv

  • Location

    Main Site (Newcastle)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

In this degree you study a core curriculum in the environmental sciences before taking a fourth year of advanced study at master's level, specialising in agricultural and environmental science.

Course overview

The first three years of this degree follow the same programme as our Environmental Sciences BSc Honours degree.

In your final year, you'll learn the scientific principles underpinning the interactions of agriculture with the environment.

We place a strong emphasis on sustainability and sound management.

Specialist modules prepare you for a career in this area, and include:

  • environment and habitat assessment
  • climate change and land use
  • ecological and sustainable field crop production systems

Your degree is shaped by the cutting-edge research of our expert staff, so you know your degree is focused on up-to-date and socially important theories and discoveries in the area.

Teaching methods

In your first two years, just over half of your teaching time will be spent in classroom-based lectures or seminars. The remainder will be made up of field classes, computer classes, and practical lab work.

In your final year, greater emphasis is placed on project work, culminating in a final-year project based on a topic of your choice.

Your future

Our environmental science graduates undertake roles such as environmental consultancy and environmental engineering, and find employment with:

  • conservation bodies such as Natural England
  • the Environment Agency
  • water companies
  • local government environmental health departments
  • other environmental protection agencies

Additionally, government organisations and private firms provide openings for agricultural or environmental advisers.

The earth and environmental science sectors have been growing rapidly over the past decade and as a result, there's a high demand for graduates in this field. There are new employment areas in both the public and private sector.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 23,400per 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 : BBB - ABB

preferably including two science subjects from: Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography, Environmental Science, Psychology and Physics. For Biology, Chemistry and Physics A levels, we require a pass in the practical element. GCSE Mathematics (minimum grade C or 4) required if not offered at a higher level.

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University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

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