Taught course

Managing the Environment

Aberystwyth University · Institute of Biological Sciences

Entry requirements

Good Undergraduate degree 2.2 (UK) (or above) equating to a mark of 56.5 or above in Biological Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Physical Geography or closely related discipline. European and International applicants can find their grade equivalence on our comparability page. Those who are not graduates must satisfy the University that they are of the required academic standard to pursue postgraduate study.

Environmental Sustainability;Marine & Freshwater Systems;Habitat Restoration and Conservation;Bioenergy and Environmental Change;Risk Assessment of GM Crops.

Months of entry


Course content

IBERS is a world class research and education centre at Aberystwyth University. It is an internationally recognized centre of excellence and students' first choice for the study of biological, environmental and rural sciences.

This MSc programme was established at IBERS in 2005 and is regarded as one of the best vocational MSc courses in the country. It holds a significant international profile and attracts students from all over the world. The programme is concentrated into one year and involves a core of key management skills with the opportunity to specialise in one of four designated pathways which lead to a range of highly regarded employability prospects in the environmental sector. The pathways are; Environmental Sustainability, Marine and Freshwater Biology, Bioenergy and Environmental Change, and finally, Habitat Restoration and Conservation.

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


full time
9 months

Course contact details

Mrs Michelle Allen
+44 (0)1970 622315
+44 (0)1970 621981