Kingston University London

Course Introduction

This course focuses on combining sound environmental practice with economic and social agendas to give students an understanding of the real issues concerning sustainable development, conservation and the management of natural resources. Students examine the types, sources and effects of environmental contaminants and their effects on ecosystems and human health. They also evaluate the changing nature of human interaction with the environment; examine current conservation policy, strategies and issues; and look at the involvement and response of commercial, industrial and public sectors to environmental issues. The management studies modules provide an insight into how the business world operates and introduce students to marketing concepts and people management skills.

Course Modules

Modules include: Sustainable environmental management; biodiversity and conservation; water resource management; economic ethics and the social environment; waste management and contaminated land remediation; research analysis and data analysis; finance resource management; managing people and organisations; research project.

Course Additional Entry

An Honours degree (2.2 or better) or equivalent in geographical, Earth, environmental, biological or chemical sciences, or appropriate professional experience; applicants whose 1st language is not English must have an IELTS score of 6.5 overall with 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in reading, listening and speaking.

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  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £2,950  Academic year. First year home fees