Land Reclamation and Restoration (MSc, PgCert, PgDip)
Type of course in situ
Course provider Cranfield University
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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.
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.
Land is a vital resource and the deterioration or loss of the productive capacity of soils is a major global challenge for the 21st century. This course has been designed to meet the increasing demands to manage and restore degraded land as close as possible to its original status. Accredited by IAgrE and the Landscape Institute this course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to bridge the gap between damaged land and fully restored ecosystems. Cranfield offers a unique, post-graduate-only environment, with a teaching team with extensive experience of solving real world environmental challenges.
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