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MSc in environmental management


The Centre for Development, Environment and Policy (CeDEP) undertakes research and postgraduate teaching in the fields of applied economics, environment and biodiversity, and sustainability and development.

CeDEP is part of the School of Oriental and African Studies, one of the University of London’s lead colleges, which has an international reputation for its innovative and interdisciplinary approach to international studies.

This course takes a multidisciplinary approach to current issues of global environmental concern. It is relevant to those who are concerned with the management of resources and the making and implementation of policies that have an environmental impact at local, national and international levels.

Subject Areas

For the MSc in Environmental Management students will take:

* 4 core modules
* 4 elective modules
* 2 research modules

Core Modules

* environmental assessment (C207)
* environmental auditing and environmental management systems (C208)
* environmental science & management (C200)
* introduction to environmental economics & policy (C170)

Elective Modules

* climate change and development (C124)
* environmental valuation:theory,techniques and application (C122)
* ethics and environmental practice (C163)
* international environmental law (C114)
* NGO management (C132)
* managing social and environmental responsibility (C167)
* sustainable forest management (C185)
* sustainable land management (C168)
* water resource management (C126)
* one module selected from another programme

Research Modules

* research methods (R106)
* research report (RR01)

Target Audience

This programme provides the necessary multidisciplinary training and is relevant to those concerned with the management of natural resources and the formulation and implementation of policies that create environmental improvements at local, national and international levels, and in community, corporate and government organisations.

Application Procedure

Please visit: http://www.soas.ac.uk/cedep/applying/

Tuition and Cost


Deadline for application

30 November 2010 for a February 2011 start


  • Themes:Climate Change, Environment, Governance

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/14951

Last updated

11 Aug 2010

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