The Environment and Public Policy MSc embraces and offers an excellent grounding in sustainability, managed ecosystem exploitation, and new and unfamiliar challenges such as the impact of human activity on climate to identify deeper and new forms of integration of social, economic and environmental policy that present challenges to politicians and lobbyists.
Cranfield’s Environment and Public Policy course has been developed to prepare high quality, Cranfield trained, policy specialists, literate in environmental technology, management and engineering who will be able to secure, in time, leading positions within Government, thinktanks and NGOs.
Learners are given access to a full suite of policy making tools to translate science and environmental knowledge into effective and lasting policy and are also provided with opportunities to see policy-making in progress by attending select committee hearings and other parliamentary proceedings.
1 Bring policy alive by giving the students the opportunity to connect to inspirational individuals in the policy arena during the course
2 Encourage the students to engage with and explore the difficult and conflicting moral dimensions of real world policy within and around the sustainability agenda
3 Give students the opportunity to push their own boundaries by encouraging them to engage with real world policy institutions and individuals through their thesis research.