Taught course

Environmental Sciences

University of East Anglia · School of Environmental Sciences

Entry requirements

Degree Subject - Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences or related disciplines. It is also suitable for graduates with single-discipline degrees in Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Mathematics, Computing, Engineering, Economics and Politics.

Degree Classification - Bachelors degree (minimum 2.1 or equivalent)

For more information please see our website.

Months of entry


Course content

Environmental science is the interdisciplinary study of atmospheric, oceanic, freshwater and terrestrial environments, coupled with an assessment of the interactions with human society.

This MSc programme will give you a rigorous understanding of the Earth’s natural processes, the impacts of human activities on the global environment and the strategies required for the sustainable management of natural resources.

You’ll choose from a range of subjects and a wide array of career options, both in vocational employment and postgraduate research. Whether you’re an environmental sciences graduate seeking additional training, or you’ve studied a related subject and wish to advance your environmental knowledge and skills, this course is ideal.

You’ll develop skills in the collection, analysis, interpretation and presentation of diverse datasets and the application of analytical tools such as numerical models and geographic information systems (GIS) to aid complex decision-making.

These transferable skills are invaluable for the job market and will support you to move into a rewarding career.

Information for international students

For more information for international students, please go to UEA’s website.

Fees and funding

Find out more about UEA’s fees and funding options.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Office
+44 (0)1603 591515