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About this courseDevelop a deeper understanding of the environment and our relationship with it on this environmental consultancy masters at the University of Southampton.This master’s degree will give you in-depth knowledge of a variety of topics, including sustainability and environmental law. You’ll graduate with practical skills that will boost your job prospects in a growing field.Social, technological and environmental change is forcing us to rethink how we live, consume resources, and
About this course
Develop a deeper understanding of the environment and our relationship with it on this environmental consultancy master's at the University of Southampton.
This master’s degree will give you in-depth knowledge of a variety of topics, including sustainability and environmental law. You’ll graduate with practical skills that will boost your job prospects in a growing field.
Social, technological and environmental change is forcing us to rethink how we live, consume resources, and manage issues like climate, globalisation and demographic change. The world needs experts who can advise large organisations on environmental challenges and opportunities.
On this master’s programme you’ll:
gain in-depth knowledge of the functioning and management of the environment
develop specialist knowledge in a chosen area of environmental sciences
explore the interactions between environment and society
complete a substantial research project
learn to think critically about the environment in the modern world and conduct independent study on the subject
We’ll teach you to evaluate challenges in the field using data analysis methods and analytical skills. On completion of the programme, you’ll be ready for a wide range of careers in environmental consultancy.
You’ll have opportunities to:
work directly with environmental organisations
visit leading environmental and sustainability initiatives (e.g. infrastructure projects)
receive professional RGS-IVG accredited CPD training through the GeoData Institute
carry out independent project work in the UK
With this degree you’ll have great career potential in local government, the private sector, national and international organisations, and public and private research institutions.
Our graduates have the skills to manage complex problems, work with diverse stakeholders and understand the challenges of interdisciplinary working. They are sought after for roles in:
The University of Southampton is an institution with a strong heritage, with more than 100 years of history and tradition supporting a modern educational model that focuses on student success. Southampton is one of the founding members of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group, a network of research-focused and prestigious universities. Today, the 2023 Complete University Guide league table places Southampton among the top 13 institutions nationally.
The University of Southampton has seven campuses found in the cities of Southampton and Winchester, in addition to one in Malaysia. Each campus has its distinct academic focus, specialist equipment and scholarly community.
Southampton is a research-focused university, with 92% of its research work and outputs being evaluated as “world leading” or “internationally excellent” in the most recent Research Excellence Framework in 2021.