Taught course

Environmental Assessment and Management

Institution
University of East Anglia · School of Environmental Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

This programme is open to students with a good first degree (minimum 2:1 or equivalent) in a related discipline and/or relevant work experience. Related disciplines cross the sciences, social sciences and arts.

Months of entry

September

Course content

There has been a rapid growth in Environmental Assessment (EA) requirements around the world, at both project and strategic levels, which has generated a need for additional personnel. In Europe thousands of environmental assessments are carried out annually, and new legislation has placed obligations on many organisations to carry out strategic environmental assessments of their plans and programmes without the trained personnel to do so.

EA places demands upon those involved in both planning and authorising development proposals. Scientists must use their technical expertise to provide inputs into EAs; lawyers must establish and operate the procedures; developers must formulate their proposals within the legislative framework; agencies must review the adequacy of EAs; and decision makers must learn how to respond to the increased breadth and depth of information on potential impacts.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Office
Email
admissions@uea.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1603 591515