Taught course

Environmental Economics and Environmental Management

Institution
University of York · Department of Environment
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

You should have at least a 2:1 honours degree or equivalent. We will also consider your application if you have a 2:2 honours degree and relevant work experience.

Ideally you will have studied both some ecology and some economics as part of your degree but applications from students from either discipline are welcome. If you did not have a significant quantitative component to your degree you may also be considered with a requirement to attend a Summer School in Microeconomics and Quantative Methods.

Months of entry

September

Course content

You'll develop the skills needed by today's environmental managers, policymakers and scientists to tackle environmental issues at local, regional and global levels. You'll be prepared for a wide range of careers across the public and private sectors. This Masters also provides a good basis for further study at PhD level.

The core modules will provide you with knowledge in Environmental Economics and a appreciation of the challenges to which economic analysis can be applied. You'll also be equipped to incorporate environmental feedback into economic decision making in a way that satisfies both ecological managers and economists.

This Masters is suitable for students from a wide range of backgrounds, including economics, human geography, business, sociology, politics, environmental science and more. You'll be taught by a range of interdisciplinary staff with varied Environmental research interests.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Administrator
Email
environment@york.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1904 324068