Taught course

Environmental Modelling

University of Salford · College of Science and Technology

Entry requirements

Applicants should possess at least a UK lower second class honours degree (2:2) or equivalent. This Masters programme will appeal not only to those with backgrounds in environmental subjects (such as environmental science, geography, geology and earth sciences and oceanography) but also to those with a background in other sciences (such as physics and biology) or engineering who wish to develop their skills in an environmental context. Suitable For: This course is ideally suited to students who wish to enter or are already employed in environment sector roles such as consultants, environmental managers, Government, and national and multinational businesses. The course also provides an excellent foundation for those wishing to undertake postgraduate research. Applicant profile: The course is equally suited to new graduates and those already in employment. Students will need a willingness to study across traditional disciplinary boundaries and to develop a range of professional skills in addition to environmental modelling expertise.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

3 good reasons to study Environmental Modelling at Salford:

  • Maximise your employability potential by developing environment-sector knowledge and skills that employers want
  • Develop the interdisciplinary expertise that will enable you to excel in your career
  • Extend your network of contacts by working on projects in both an academic and business context

Course Summary

The MSc Environmental Modelling is designed as a broad-based curriculum that extends from the technical detail of environmental process modelling to critical analysis of the role of modelling within decision-making processes and the relevance of modelling to risk perception and management.
By bridging the divide between science and decision-making across a range of modelling contexts, this course adopts a truly interdisciplinary approach to the subject of environmental modelling. The inclusion of strong vocational and professional elements, in addition to traditional academic approaches, is intended to ensure that graduates are suitably equipped to enter a range of environment-related employments.

Information for international students

International and EU students must provide evidence of proficiency in English- IELTS 6.0 band score (with no element below 5.5) or above are proof of this.

Fees and funding

Fees 2014-15

Full Time: £5,950

Full Time International: £12,800

Fees 2015-16

Full Time: £6,070

Full Time International: £13,050

Additional costs

You should also consider further costs which may include books, stationery, printing, binding and general subsistence on trips and visits.

Scholarships and Bursaries

We offer awards to help you study through our:

  • Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship
  • University of Salford student loyalty discount
  • Country bursary scheme for International students only

Qualification and course duration


part time
24-36 months
full time
12-16 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0)161 295 4545