Master Environmental Biology: Conservation & Resource Management - Máster en Biología Ambiental: Gestión de Conservación y Recursos Naturales
Climate change, deforestation and unsustainable use of resources are all issues at the top of the environmental agenda. An understanding of the interactions between the environment and economics is essential for developing appropriate policies to tackle global issues in the long term.
A good Honours degree (2:1 or higher) or equivalent in Economics or a related subject. You are expected to have received a good training in economics, to at least intermediate level, and to have a basic knowledge of calculus and statistics.
We can also consider students with a degree in another discipline (preferably within the social sciences) where study included modules on microeconomics, mathematics and statistics. We prefer that you have also studied macroeconomics and econometrics.
We accept a range of qualifications from different countries – learn more about international entry requirements
Standard English language requirements apply (IELTS 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any band).
Dissertation (Economics) (60)
Econometrics for Environmental Valuation (30)
Environmental Economics (20)
Natural Resource Economics (10)
Choose 20 credits from the following (credits are given in brackets):
Corporate Finance (10)
Development Economic Policy (10)
Economics of Financial Markets (10)
Experimental and Behavioural Economics (10)
International Banking and Finance: Regulation and Supervision (10)
International Trade Policy (10)
Monetary Policy (10)
Political Economy and Economic Policy (10)
Risk, Uncertainty and Information (10)
Topics in Money and Banking (10)
This programme provides rigorous training in environmental and resource economics. This will prove valuable to employers in local and national government, government agencies, environmental organisations, business and academia.
In recent years, our students have gone on to take up positions in;
government ministries (the Department of Energy and Climate Change, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, etc.)
public and private sector companies
international and non-governmental organisations
Some of our graduates pursue further studies either in Birmingham or elsewhere, and go on to research and teaching careers in institutions of research and higher education.