Geography and Environmental Management

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Our geography and environmental management courses blend theory and practice to create a learning experience that’s thought-provoking and relevant. Our strong connections with professional bodies provide an important source of influence and offer a benchmark you can take into the workplace.

Please note that some of our postgraduate course start dates have moved to January 2021. You can see a full list of January 2021 start dates on our website.

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Geography and Environmental Management courses

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MSc Environmental Management

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This holistic course is accredited by the Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES) and gives you the skills and knowledge to prepare you for your chosen environmental management career.

Environmental and sustainability issues are at the forefront of global concerns. Consequently, globally there is increasing demand for competent, qualified environmental managers. Managing the environment is of increasing importance to governments and industry. By choosing to study this course at UWE Bristol (two-time winner of the International Green Gown Awards) you will develop expertise in key areas which will enhance your employability.

MSc Sustainable Development in Practice

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A highly-topical course that focuses on the urgent challenges organisations, communities and government face in bringing about sustainable change in individual behaviour, business practice and wider society – all studied in the European Green Capital 2015.

Businesses, governments and communities are taking on the practical challenges that come with creating a sustainable future. Innovation is a big part of overcoming these challenges thinking differently, and finding new ways to reconcile the needs of people and businesses with those of our planet.

MSc Environmental Consultancy

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This course is accredited by the Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES), and provides you with the flexibility to study how you want to. MSc Environmental Consultancy is strongly interdisciplinary and practical, and draws on our wide-ranging and well-established links with environmental consultancies, industry, national and local government and the IES.

Your studies here at UWE Bristol (two-time winner of the International Green Gown Awards) will be academically rigorous and relevant to the professional skills of environmental consultants, and will equip you to make informed decisions in finding solutions to a range of environmental challenges.

MSc Project Management

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MSc Project Management is a practice-focused course that is diverse and vibrant in an inspirational learning environment that embeds the internationalisation, employability and professionalism you'll need to succeed as a project manager. Studying with us at this level will put you in a strong position to secure work and progress into project management roles.

We'll support you to build the skills to work as a highly competent project manager, as you learn to apply the latest techniques and systems to market needs and business opportunities.

MSc Civil Engineering

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Develop your engineering expertise in line with the ever-changing demands of this highly-regarded and rewarding profession. Our expert teaching staff are active in research or consultancy, so your learning is informed by the latest thinking.

You'll benefit from our links with major industry employers, including Arup, the Environment Agency, Highways England, Wessex Water and Bristol Waste.

MSc Urban Planning

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A highly flexible, professionally-accredited course from a well-established department with excellent industry and placement links. Taught by active researchers and academic experts, with input from leading industry figures, the course is highly reflective of current practice.

MSc Urban Planning is suited to a range of entrants – graduates from related disciplines, such as geography, professionals from planning practice and those from non-related backgrounds who are passionate about the subject. It is accredited by the Royal Town Planning Institute and prepares you for work as a planner in a wide range of roles, including in local or central government, private practice and the third sector. We also prepare you for potential work outside the UK, with an international context to the knowledge and skills you develop.

MSc Transport Engineering and Planning

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As career opportunities in transport engineering and planning continue to grow, this course's excellent reputation gives you a competitive edge. Learn from industry experts at the forefront of research, enjoy our strong industry links and gain valuable experience through outstanding work placements.

This course is an excellent route to a wide range of career opportunities. Estimating transport needs, providing systems and infrastructure to meet those needs, and addressing the impacts of transport on society and the environment, all require the understanding and skills this course offers.

MSc Planning and Urban Leadership (Distance Learning)

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The MSc Planning and Urban Leadership is delivered through distance learning, allowing you to choose when and where you learn.

Whether you are looking to make a start in the planning and property field or you already work in the profession, this course will provide the core planning education and specialism expertise you need to make your mark in these growing industries. The MSc Planning and Urban Leadership is designed for those who wish to lead change in the built and natural environment. This course will support the development of skills and knowledge concerning planning and property practice, including plan and policy creation, planning implementation, decision making, development finance, design, governance, and community engagement.