Taught course

Environmental Monitoring and Assessment

University of Southampton · School of Geography

Entry requirements

First- or upper second-class degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University in Biology, Environmental Science, Geography, Geology, Oceanography, Physics or Zoology.

Months of entry


Course content

Environmental management professionals play a critical role in the safe and responsible governance of our environment. Therefore the importance of accurate monitoring of environmental data and assessment of predicted change is at the heart of this diverse programme.

Throughout your degree, you will work with academics who will help you develop the professional skills required for a career as an environmental scientist in this fast growing and rapidly changing industry.

Compulsory modules include: Environmental Impact Assessment; Environmental Management Systems; Sustainable Resource Management; Environmental Law and Management; MSc Research Project; Advanced Quantitative Methods

Optional modules include: Geographical Information Systems for Environmental Consultants; Energy Resources and Engineering; Coastal Flood Defence; Bioenergy; Advanced GIS and Spatial Analysis; Coastal and Maritime Engineering and Energy; Waste Resource Management.

See course page on the website for full module information.

Information for international students


Fees and funding


Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Environmental and Life Sciences