King's College London, University of London

King's College London, University of London

Environment and Development

This programme enables students to gain an advanced understanding of the relationship between development problems and environmental issues, grounded in differing regional contexts; it involves the critical appraisal of paradigms generated in the North from the viewpoint of the South and the detailed study of paradigms emerging in the South.

Entry requirements

A Minimum standard is a 2.1 degree or international equivalent, e.g. GPA of 3.3 from a US university; 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: Practising social research; development and environmentalism in the south; environment, livelihoods and development in the south; advanced quantitative and spatial methods in human geography; plus optional modules.

Assessment methods

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

Sponsorship information

Varied including Research Councils, University of London Scholarships, departmental bursaries and career development loans; for overseas students Chevening Scholarships are available from the British Council; overseas students can also apply for the Commonwealth Shared Scholarships Scheme (CSSS).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,040 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,260 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,260 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,260 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,260 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,040 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,260 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,260 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,260 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,260 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

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

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Key information

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