Taught course

Environmental Management

Institution
University of Glasgow · School of Geographical and Earth Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Applicants must achieve entry to the Nankai JGS Environmental Management programme.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MSc in Environmental Management aims to produce graduates who

  • have a strong understanding of the environment and how it changes
  • have an awareness of economic and policy issues affecting the environment
  • are able to apply practical and technical solutions to assist in the management of the environment, environmental risk and environmental change.

You will develop a firm understanding of the environment – and how human and physical processes affect it.
You will be introduced to policies and practices for environmental management, as they are applied in a range of environments and at different scales. You will develop skills in processing and presenting environmental information to inform and enhance environmental management.
You will gain an enhanced appreciation of the importance of research and reflection as a route to successful environmental management.

Graduate attributes

This degree programme equips you for a wide range of opportunities by providing the knowledge and understanding to:
  • Critically assess the influence of physical processes and the impact of human decision making on the environment
  • Evaluate theories of environmental management
  • Discuss theories of climate change, how this will affect different environments
  • Compare and contrast environmental management policies in different regions and at different scales
  • Develop strategies for behavioural change to improve management of the environment
  • Explain the need to develop policies to manage the environment at different scales
  • Create plans to react to and manage environmental change
  • Explain how GIS and Remote Sensing contribute to the management of environmental data and can contribute to environmental management.

Information for international students

Please see the English language requirements and the international page.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Nankai University
Email
studyinnankai@nankai.edu.cn
Phone
+86 22 2350 8825