Environmental Diagnosis & Management, M.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    17000
    Tuition (Year)
    8300
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University rank #173 ,
The Environmental Diagnosis & Management programme is offered at the Royal Holloway University of London. This course addresses scientific, technological and legislative aspects of the diagnosis (analysis and assessment) and management (remediation and restoration) of important environmental issues concerned with contaminated land, water quality, air pollution and waste.

About

It has been designed with industry advice to enable good science and engineering graduates begin and advance successful careers in the environmental sector, and pursue postgraduate scientific research. The MSc is delivered in first-class teaching and research facilities by a dedicated team of internationally renowned environmental scientists, and presents considerable interaction with environmental consultancies and engineers, industry, local and regulatory authorities, and research institutes.

This Environmental Diagnosis & Management programme is offered at the Royal Holloway University of London. This course addresses scientific, technological and legislative aspects of the diagnosis (analysis and assessment) and management (remediation and restoration) of important environmental issues concerned with contaminated land, water quality, air pollution and waste.

During 2007-2011, the course was supported by 6 NERC studentships, the most awarded annually to an environmental MSc. Students on the course have won the most EMpower research projects funded by companies within the nuclear industry, and since 2008, a Prize for Best Performance Overall has been awarded annually by Arup, a global environmental engineering and consultancy company.

Employability & career opportunities:

94% of the graduates of the MSc from 2008 to 2013 either successfully secured first-destination employment as international environmental consultants and engineers, in industry, local and regulatory authorities and charitable trusts, or are conducting postgraduate research within international research institutes and universities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication & Co-operation Skills
  • Environmental Inorganic Analysis
  • Diagnostic & Management Tools
  • Environmental Organic Analysis
  • Contaminated Land Case Study
  • Water Quality: Diagnosis & Management
  • South Florida Watershed Case Study
  • Air Pollution: Monitoring, Impacts & Management
  • Waste Management & Utilisation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 24 months
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score: 6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • UK First (1st) or Second Class Honours degree (2:1 or 2.2), or equivalent, in a Biological, Chemical, Earth, Ecological, Engineering, Environmental, Marine or Physical Science subject.
  • Applicants with relevant professional work experience and other qualifications should contact the Course Director prior to making an application

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 17000 International
  • GBP 8300 EU/EEA

Funding

Bedford Society Scholarships:

These scholarships are offered as a full tuition fee waiver equivalent to the annual Home/EU tuition fee. These scholarships are normally awarded to applicants on a one year Masters programme excluding the MBA.

International Scholarships:

Scholarships are offered as tuition fee waivers of £5,000 that come into effect in the first year of a Royal Holloway Masters degree. No additional payment or tuition fee remission is offered in the second year of a two-year Masters degree.

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