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MSc (research) Environmental Science (by research)
|Mode of Study: Full Time||Department: Lancaster Environment Centre|
|UCAS Code: none||Duration/Length: 12 Month(s)|
|QAA Subject Management: Not Defined||Director of Studies: Professor CNP Hewitt|
|Total Credit Points: 180|
- Compulsory Modules
- Educational Aims
- Learning Outcomes
- Learning and Teaching Strategies
- Assessment Strategy and Skills
- External Benchmarks
Syllabus Rules and Pre-requisites
Educational Aims: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills
To provide high quality training within usually a one year time frame in one or more research areas in environmental sciences. MSc by research training may involve several disciplines relevant to the environmental questions that are posed, and may make use of the wide range of expertise available within the Lancaster Environment Centre.
Learning Outcomes: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills
MSc by research degrees in Environmental Science are awarded to students who have demonstrated:
(i) a convincing grasp of the techniques of research appropriate to the field of study on a scale which can be completed during one year, or at most two years, of full-time study or equivalent.
(ii) evidence of originality, at least in the exercise of an independent critical faculty.
(iii) a good standard of competence in argument and presentation.
Typically, holders of the MSc Environmental Science qualification are able to:
(i) communicate their ideas and conclusions clearly and effectively to specialist and nonspecialist audiences.
(ii) have some appreciation of how their research fits into a wider environmental context.
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