Royal Holloway, University of London

Course Introduction

Humankind’s ceaseless pursuit of progress has brought countless advances in our quality of life, but has often had an adverse effect on the world around us. Our environment is vulnerable to threats including contamination, pollution and waste, and as such it’s the work of professionals in the environmental sector to preserve and restore our important natural resources for the benefit of future generations.

Study Environmental Diagnosis and Management at Royal Holloway, University of London and you’ll develop the skills and knowledge you need to address some of our most important environmental issues. This thorough Masters programme has been developed with expert industry advice to help graduates progress into rewarding careers in the environmental sector or go on to further postgraduate study. You’ll benefit from first'class research'led teaching, and get the chance to network with environmental consultancies and engineers, local and industry regulatory authorities and leading research institutes.

You’ll study in a department consistently ranked among the UK’s top 10 (The Complete University Guide and The Guardian 2016), and contribute to our renowned research culture through your own Independent Research Project. Follow your passion for the environment at Royal Holloway and graduate with a Masters degree geared towards securing you a rewarding career in the environmental sector.

+ Benefit from a pioneering research culture, with 94% of Department of Earth Sciences research ranked world'leading or internationally excellent – no.2 in the UK. (REF 2014)

+ Graduate with a Masters degree from a department consistently ranked among the UK’s top 10 (The Complete University Guide and The Guardian 2016).

+ Follow a programme developed with expert industry advice to maximise your prospects for employability and postgraduate study.

+ Environmental Diagnosis and Management students have been awarded numerous EMpower research projects, funded by companies within the nuclear industry.

+ Work towards the Arup Prize for Best Performance Overall, awarded to the programme’s best student.

Course Modules

Mandatory modules: Independent Research Project, Case Studies, Environmental Diagnosis, Environmental Management.

Start Date:

17/09/2018

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £8,500 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £17,500 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £8,500 Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £17,500 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • UK 2:2 (Honours) or equivalent in one of the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Ecology, Environmental Science, Engineering, Marine or Physical Science.
  • Applicants with relevant professional work experience and other qualifications should contact the Course Director prior to making an application
  • English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in all other subscores.