Minimum standard is a 2:1 degree or international equivalent, eg GPA of 3.3 from a US University. Candidates who do not achieve a 2:1 but have professional or voluntary experience will also be considered. Mature candidates will be considered favourably.
Months of entry
This is an interdisciplinary programme that combines pure and applied research methods from the social and environmental sciences. We aim to give you cutting-edge knowledge, analytical skills and practical experience to prepare you for a career in the field of water science, policy and governance. We will help to develop your initiative and independent critical judgement in identifying, analysing and solving problems at an advanced level. You will learn about a wide range of theories within a sustainability framework and discover how the diverse needs of society, the economy and environmental/ecosystem services are addressed and mediated by both political and technical processes.
Through lectures and seminars you will meet water scientists and professionals from the public and the private sectors as well as from civil movements and NGOs. A key feature of the programme is the opportunity to engage with environmental scientists, policy makers and professionals working in a variety of practical contexts in the water sector. This engagement allows you to critically analyse current water issues and to gain insights into the different assumptions of stakeholders using, managing and regulating the global water environment and its services.
Information for international students
Visit our admissions webpages to view our English language entry requirements.
Fees and funding
Visit the fees and funding webpages to find out more about bursaries, scholarships, grants, tuition fees, living expenses, student loans and other financial help available at King's.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Centre for Arts & Science Admissions (CASA)
- +44 (0)20 7848 1977