Kingston University London

Course Introduction

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.

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.

Course Additional Entry

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.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £12,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £5,900  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £6,250  Credit module. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £2,950  Academic year. First year home fees