Kingston University

Kingston University

Environmental and Earth Resources Management

This course provides an understanding of the management and development of the Earth's natural resources. It covers a broad range of environmental and sustainability issues such as the management of environmental problems that arise from the use and misuse of natural resource. Students investigate the rationale behind the exploitation and conservation of the natural environment and the need for a sustainable management strategy. Techniques for the collection, analysis and interpretation of environmental data are also investigated.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree or equivalent in any scientific discipline, particularly geography and the Earth and environmental sciences; or appropriate professional experience; where English is not 1st language an IELTS score of 6.5 with 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in reading, listening and speaking is required.

Course modules

Modules include: Waste management and contaminated land remediation; sustainable environmental management; biodiversity and conservation; water resource management; mineral and energy resources; economic ethics and the social environment; remote sensing of the environment; research methods and data analysis; research project. Optional module: contemporary issues in environmental and earth resources.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through exams; individual or group-based exercises; reports; reviews; practical exercises; seminars; poster presentations; role-play exercises and simulations; research project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,900 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 2,950 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 6,250 per Credit module (overseas fees) 2 years
MSc Full-time £ 5,900 per Academic year (home fees) 20 months
MSc Full-time £ 12,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 20 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Penrhyn Road Campus Kingston upon Thames KT1 2EE South East

Key information

Applicant Services
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0844 855 2177