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MSc in Polar and Alpine Change

The MSc in Polar and Alpine Change explores environments, and underlying causes for change, in cold climate parts of the globe. The course educates graduates from a range of science-based disciplines in the concerns over polar and alpine regions by teaching them about the environments found there, and their ongoing changes, whilst delivering skills in scientifically analysing and interpreting these changes. The course has a strong research emphasis, and provides training for future researchers in this environment, as understanding the mechanisms and consequences of change will be of major importance in the scientific study of the region for some time to come. Many of the ongoing changes, particularly in the Arctic, will have considerable impact on commercial and economic development in the years ahead. For example, new sea lanes are appearing, permafrost is melting, and snow cover receding. A market for graduates with knowledge of these unique areas is likely to develop as industry and commerce move into these regions. The course directly builds on the research strengths of the University of Sheffield's Geography Department, especially in its Climate and Cryosphere research group, which has 12 core staff actively working on themes such as: polar climate and ocean change

University of Sheffield
United Kingdom
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1 year full-time/2 years part-time
Research Design in Analysis of Environmental Systems
Polar and Alpine Climates
Polar and Alpine Environments
Current Issues in Polar and Alpine Environments
Polar/Alpine Field Course

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