Taught course

Sustainable Management of Natural Resources

University of Leicester · Department of Geography

Entry requirements

2:2 degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject and/or several years appropriate professional experience.

Months of entry


Course content

This postgraduate degree is a response to one of the greatest challenges humanity is facing today; the sustainable management of our planet's natural resources and environment, to provide sustainable livelihoods for all people into the twenty-first century and beyond.

Taught by a combined team of ecologists, economists and geographers, this course will provide you with multidisciplinary training in the theory and methods of contemporary natural resource management and research, as well as topical issues within this field. By studying for this MSc you will develop a broad understanding of the physical, social and economic aspects of sustainable resource management.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5 or equivalent, with at least 6.0 in each component score. If your first language is not English, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. If you do not yet meet our requirements, our English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU) offers a range of courses to help you to improve your English to the necessary standard.

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


part time
18 months
full time
9 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations30
Written coursework / continuous assessment20
Dissertation50 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Course Administrator
+44 (0)116 252 3823