King's College London, University of London

King's College London, University of London

Environmental Monitoring, Modelling and Management

This course enables students to gain a deeper understanding of environmental processes and techniques for managing environmental change; they study how to assess the causes and manage the consequences of environmental, climatic and land use change, and choose to take either a research or a consultancy stream.

Entry requirements

A Minimum standard is a 2.1 degree or international equivalent, e.g. GPA of 3.25 from a US university, with preference given to geography, natural sciences (such as environmental science, physics, chemistry and biology) and engineering subjects; candidates who do not achieve a 2.1 but have professional or voluntary experience may also be considered; mature candidates are considered favourably.

Course modules

Modules include: Methods for environmental research environmental research design and application; river processes and management; environmental science and policymaking; plus optional modules.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by report, presentation, lab work and occasionally by examination. The three-month dissertation is compulsory and can be taken overseas or in the UK.

Sponsorship information

4 NERC Advanced Studentships open to UK nationals holding at least a 2:1 or equivalent; University of London Scholarships, departmental bursaries and career development loans; for overseas students Chevening Scholarships are available from the British Council.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 8,520 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 17,040 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 4,260 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 8,520 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Strand Campus Westminster WC2R 2LS South East

Key information

Postgraduate Officer, Centre for Arts and Sciences Admissions (CASA)
Telephone number: 
020 7848 1977/7203