University of East Anglia
Climate Change MSc
University of East Anglia

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews of 55 graduates of Climate Change MSc and other courses in Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmacy at University of East Anglia for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmacy.

Overall student satisfaction
82 /100
55 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of Graduates in Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmacy

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmacy at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £32000 £36000 £38500
25-75 percentile range £20500 - £40000 £28000 - £40000 £31000 - £42000


Salary of all UK Graduates of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmacy

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £25018 £24761 £30546
25-75 percentile range £22509 - £29964 £18767 - £33282 £22522 - £40793

Course Description

Overview

Develop your scientific skills and knowledge and learn about the natural science and societal issues underpinning climate change, through an MSc that’s never been more essential. Climate change resulting from human activity will present us with demanding challenges over the coming decades, and an interdisciplinary approach is necessary to understand these challenges.

This MSc in Climate Change is designed to provide you with in-depth interdisciplinary knowledge of climate change science, society and policy. You’ll have the freedom to direct your studies depending on your interests and career destination.

As a graduate of this course, you’ll have strong employability potential in many careers including academic research, business consultancies, industry, policy-making, or government research agencies, in areas from climate change impacts and adaptation to net zero and sustainability.

About This Course

Based within the School of Environmental Sciences (ENV), this course will give you an authoritative understanding of climate change – including recent climate history, present-day variations and climate prediction. Many lecturers on the course are part of the Climatic Research Unit (CRU), widely recognised as one of the world's leading institutions concerned with the study of natural and anthropogenic climate change, and the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, who provide evidence to inform society’s transition to a sustainable low-carbon and climate-resilient future.

Through different modules, you’ll discover the fundamentals of the changing climate, including the Earth’s energy balance, the global circulation of the atmosphere, the greenhouse effect, and the causes of climate change and variability. You'll study the evidence and causes of climate change over the last two millennia up to the present day, including the atmospheric build-up of greenhouse gases and its consequences for the behaviour of the Earth system.

You’ll study climate model projections of the future, from temperature and sea-level changes on global scales, to extreme events such as drought. You will also learn about research methods, data preparation and analysis, how we detect anthropogenic changes to the climate, and theoretical or model-based approaches to climate prediction.

You’ll also consider climate change from the viewpoint of energy generation and usage. You'll learn about the key relationships between energy, fossil fuels and the economy, by drawing on historical analyses to understand how energy systems have evolved in the past and examine the role that scenarios play in exploring energy futures. You’ll gain an in-depth understanding of the complexities of changing energy systems, enabling you to critically engage with debates around future “energy transitions”, the role that innovation and emergent technologies might play, and the various challenges of shifting towards renewable based energy systems.

Disclaimer

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Climate Change MSc at University of East Anglia

25% Teaching Professionals
25% Protective service occupations
10% Artistic, literary and media occupations
10% Media Professionals
10% Finance Professionals
10% Managers, directors and senior officials
10% Engineering professionals

Please see our website www.uea.ac.uk for further information

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
IELTS (Academic) 6

with minimum 6.0 in Writing and Speaking and 5.5 in Listening and Reading

IELTS (Academic) 6

with minimum 6.0 in Writing and Speaking and 5.5 in Listening and Reading

UEA offers a limited number of scholarships for International students of up to 50 per cent of the value of tuition fees; these awards are based on academic merit.
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Climate Change, MSc, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

**Degree classification: 2**1 or equivalent

Degree Subjects: Environmental Science or related disciplines which could include Earth Science, Geography, Geophysics, Meteorology, Oceanography, Climate Science and Engineering but also degrees where there is a focus on natural resource management, engineering impact on the environment and sustainability.

Costs

Tuition Fees Climate Change MSc

Channel Islands £11000
England UK £11000
Northern Ireland £11000
Scotland £11000
Wales £11000
International £22750

Additional fee information

Tuition fees are reviewed annually and subject to increase. Some fees are regulated by the UK government and will be changed in line with advice from them. For further information about additional costs for your course and information on fee status please see our website.

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

University Rankings

Positions of University of East Anglia in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of University of East Anglia in related subject specific rankings.

Social Studies & Humanities

    • #20 
    • #47 
    Geography
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 27 October, 2023]
    • #18 
    • #101 
    Geography
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 10 April, 2024]
    • #27 
    • #176 
    Social Sciences
    THE World University Rankings by Subject
    [Published 19 October, 2023]

See all 29 university rankings of University of East Anglia

About University of East Anglia

The University of East Anglia (UEA) is a government funded research university located in Norwich, England. The university operates from a single campus site which includes the Norwich Research Park and the Bob Champion Research and Education Building, as well a 24-hour library, a concert and gig venue, and the on-campus accommodation.

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Student composition of University of East Anglia

undergraduates:
13095
postgraduates:
3400
Total:
16495
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