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MSc Water and Planetary Health

University of Lincoln

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Lincoln (Main Site)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    04-OCT-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This programme focuses on the emerging field of planetary health, and is designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of climate change, global population dynamics, and human and ecosystem health. It includes advanced interdisciplinary learning in all aspects of water and planetary health and is delivered by award-winning staff from Lincoln Centre for Water and Planetary Health (LCWPH).

Students can learn from and work with world-leading researchers to assess the impacts of local to global scale challenges within fresh and coastal water systems. Particular emphasis is placed on interactions among human, ecosystem, and planetary health. Students have the opportunity to develop management, mitigation, and adaptation strategies to address issues resulting from climate, environmental, and socio-economic change.

Lincoln Centre for Water and Planetary Health focuses on solving the most pressing global environmental and societal problems emerging from the world’s largest rivers. These include climate change impacts on extreme floods and droughts, flood-related contamination from metal mining and processing, and waterborne and vector-borne diseases affecting humans and animals where riverine environments provide the principal habitat.

Career Opportunities

This programme aims equip students with a comprehensive understanding of climate change, global population dynamics, and human and ecosystem health. With global challenges becoming increasingly interconnected, graduates with knowledge of these key issues are becoming increasingly valued in the national and international job market and across a diverse range of industries. Job opportunities could include environmental and public health planning, consultancy, and research and policy within the private, public, or third sectors.

Application deadline

30/6/2021

Tuition fees

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£ 18,910per 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 Lincoln

  • University League Table

    50th

  • Campus address

    University of Lincoln, Brayford Pool, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN6 7TS, England

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