Cranfield University Land Reclamation

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Cranfield University Land Reclamation

Designed to meet the increasing demands to manage and restore degraded land as close as possible to its original status, this course aims to provide the knowledge and skills required to bridge the gap between damaged land and fully restored ecosystems.

Accredited by the Institute of Agricultural Engineers (IAgrE) and the Landscape Institute, this course aims to provide the knowledge and skills required to bridge the gap between damaged land and fully restored ecosystems. It provides the skills to assess, plan and implement strategies needed to restore, reclaim and remediate damaged land in the public and corporate sectors. Visits to relevant land reclamation and ecological restoration sites form a major part of the programme.

Course modules

Assessment methods

Qualifications

QualificationStudy modeStart monthFeeCourse duration
MScFull-timeOctober 20171 years
MScPart-timeOctober 20172 years
PgCertFull-timeOctober 20171 years
PgCertPart-timeOctober 20172 years
PgDipFull-timeOctober 20171 years
PgDipPart-timeOctober 20172 years

Campus details

Campus nameTownPostcodeRegionMain campusCampusPartner
Cranfield CampusMilton KeynesMK43 0ALSouth East

At a glance

  • Start dateFull-time: October. Part-time: throughout the year
  • DurationOne year full-time, two-three years part-time
  • DeliveryMSc taught modules (6 core and 2 electives) & 40%, group project 20% (dissertation for part-time students), individual thesis 40%.
  • QualificationMSc, PgDip, PgCert
  • Study typeFull-time / Part-time

Who is it for?

Land reclamation and restoration MSc is suitable for ecology, science, geography and engineering graduates, or professionals from either a science or technical background.

The course comprises eight taught modules, an integrated group project, and an individual thesis project. It provides the skills to assess, plan and implement strategies needed to restore, reclaim and remediate degraded land in order to support ecosystems functions and services.