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MSc Environmental Futures with Climate Change

University of Essex

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Essex

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

MSc in Environmental Futures with Climate Change will provide you with rigorous training to better understand the causes and impact of climate change and to formulate strategies and solutions. The programme will provide you with knowledge of how climate change science is linked to policy and policy makers and will develop a foundation to understand prevention of the climate crisis and mitigation/adaptation that is grounded in the social, natural and environmental sciences. You will learn the scientific evidence that is needed for policymakers and societies to respond to these global challenges impacting the natural capital and the world’s economies.

You will also learn and apply the appropriate research methods to study the environment and climate change and will be fully prepared and supported to conduct a dissertation project on a relevant topic.

You will be able to formulate theories that are amenable to multivariate hypothesis testing and will be able to implement advanced regression models in R. You will also learn how to handle complex data structures and implement the appropriate models for research in environmental studies. The programme provides a strong foundation for PhD research, but is also ideal for employment in a wide range of public and private industries, including government agencies, consultancies and NGOs/charities.

Your future

All Essex politics graduates have the distinction of a qualification from one of the world’s leading politics departments.

Our MSc Environmental Futures with Climate Change can lead you to a career in areas such as analysis and policy formulation in public and private industries, including government agencies, consultancies and NGOs/charities.

Tuition fees

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£ 18,800per year

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

University information

University of Essex

  • University League Table

    27th

  • Campus address

    University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, England

The careers team offer dedicated international careers advice and support throughout studies and after graduation.
Central London is easily accessible from all of the university's campuses.
The University of Essex has a student body that represents over 140 nationalities and supports over 30 different cultural societies.

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