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Master of Applied Science - Environmental Management

Key information

Level of study:
Master's Degree
Tuition fees:
Duration:
2 years
Start date: 21-February-2022
Campus:
Lincoln University
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Summary

Lincoln University’s focus and reputation for research opens the way for you to study programmes that connect different topics across a range of fascinating areas with real relevance to the future of our planet and natural resources.

This research-based Master’s lets you blend study and application across areas like agriculture, industry, transport, communications, recreation and tourism. Then relate these to vitally important subjects like international rural development and the management and conservation of our biosphere and natural resources.

The Environmental Management specialisation within Lincoln’s Master of Applied Science examines the fundamental questions of ‘how do we live?’, ‘how should we live?’ and ‘how could we live?. Each of these questions cuts to the heart of what environmental management is about. They illustrate the complexity of issues that are often described under ‘environmental’, when they are also entangled in socio-cultural, political, and economic practices at a range of scales. This degree is designed to equip you with the advanced knowledge, research, critical analysis, evaluation, problem-solving and communication skills that are needed to address these inherently complex issues.

Summary of Regulations

  • Students are required to complete 240 credits: normally 120 credits of taught courses from the schedules to the regulations for the relevant master's degree and a thesis worth 120 credits. Note that the first year provides preliminary research preparation.
  • Students enrolling in thesis only masters are required to complete a minimum of 120 credits.

Entry criteria

  • For a 240 credit Master’s (thesis plus exam) you need a relevant degree with at least a B-grade average in the 300 level and final year (full-time equivalent) courses.
  • For the 120 credit Master’s (thesis only) a relevant postgraduate honours degree with Second Class Honours, Division One equivalent or higher.

If English is not your first language, you will need to demonstrate that your English is good enough to study successfully at university. Lincoln University recognises achievement through a limited number of recognised tests of English Language. Below are the minimum standards for entry to the programme:

  • IELTS academic score of 6.5 overall, with no individual component less than 6.0
  • TOEFL (iBT) overall score of 80 (with at least 21 in writing and 18 in Speaking)
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and First (FCE) overall score of 176, with no individual component less than 169
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) overall score of 58 with no communicative score of less than 50
  • Lincoln University English Language GCAE or LU EL 70%.

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