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Environmental Monitoring, Modelling and Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

The Environmental Monitoring, Modelling and Management MSc course at King's College London offers advanced-level core training in environmental modelling and monitoring, remote sensing and Geographical Information Systems (GIS), and in the research methods required to use them effectively.

You will develop skills to assess the causes and manage the consequences of environmental, climatic and land use changes, choosing either a research or a consultancy pathway to frame your study. 

Key benefits

  • Your studies will focus on the delivery of essential technical skills (GIS, Remote Sensing, modelling and monitoring).
  • You will form close links with departmental research groups and external organisations in the UK and beyond.
  • Choose to study a research or consultancy pathway.

Career prospects

Many of our graduates have gone on to undertake further doctoral research as well as work as research assistants for international development agencies. There are good career opportunities with government agencies, international and national non-governmental organisations and academic research institutes.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Methods for Environmental Research
  • Environmental Remote Sensing
  • Modelling Environmental Change
  • Monitoring Environmental Change 
  • Environmental GIS 

      Detailed Programme Facts

      • Programme intensity

        You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

        Full-time
        • Full-time duration 12 months
        Part-time
        • Average part-time duration 24 months
        • Intensity Flexible
      • Credits
        180 alternative credits
      • Languages
        • English
      • Delivery mode
        On Campus

      English Language Requirements

      • Minimum required score:

        7

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      • Minimum required score:

        100

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      Academic Requirements

      You need the following GPA score:

      Required score: Upper Second Class

      Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper 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).

      General Requirements

      • 2:1 undergraduate degree 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 will also be considered.
      • Please provide a writing sample of around 500 words, answering the following questions. Please note this an essential requirement and supporting statements which do not answer the questions below will not be assessed as part of your application. 
      • A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing the subjects studied and marks obtained. 
      • Two references are required with at least one academic. 

      Tuition Fee

      • International

        21300 GBP/year
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 21300 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
      • EU/EEA

        9990 GBP/year
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 9990 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
      We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
      Part-time 
      • Home/EU fees: £4,995 per year  
      • Overseas fees: £10,650 per year 

      Living costs for London

      • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
        Living Costs

      The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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