February 09, 2015

University of Gloucestershire (UK): Environmental Master's Programmes 2015


Environmental Sciences & Sustainability
Our Commitment to Sustainability:

The University of Gloucestershire is acknowledged as both a pioneer and a sector leader in the area of sustainability. We are motivated in providing socially responsible and environmentally viable solutions when creating and fostering a low impact learning environment.

Our Awards:

» Most Nominated UK University - Green Gown Awards

» No. 1 ranking (91.6% score) for teaching, learning and research – Business In The Community

» Ranked as 1st Class. Consistently ranked in the Top 10 since the League began - People & Planet Green League

» 2012 Gold Standard Award to the UoG Students’ Union - Green Impact Awards

Research:

Our expertise is focussed in a number of nationally and internationally renowned research centres.

Countryside and Community Research Institute (CCRI):

This is one of the largest specialist rural research centres in the UK. It has expertise in all aspects of research in policy and planning for the countryside and the environment of the UK, Europe and further afield. It currently has programmes of research in agriculture, food and land use, community and society and the rural environment.


Masters Programmes:
Sustainable Environments MSc:

This programme integrates perspectives from ecological and environmental sciences, and social and policy sciences, to investigate what sustainability means in practice and the strategic changes required in order to achieve this in complex real-world settings.

Applied Ecology MSc:

Students learn identification skills for a wide range of species in several key taxonomic groups as well as industry- standard survey techniques such as

Phase One Habitat Surveying, Habitat Condition Assessments, National Vegetation Classification and Bird Territory Mapping. Students follow a curriculum with a highly practical emphasis, undertaking hands-on exercises in field and laboratory settings.

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