Taught course

Environmental Diagnosis and Management

Royal Holloway, University of London · Department of Earth Sciences

Entry requirements

Entry to the course for recent UK graduates requires a good Honours degree (First or Second Class) in a relevant science subject. Applicants are expected to be numerate and computer-literate. The course team welcomes applications from mid-career science graduates, particularly those with experience of industry.

Months of entry


Course content

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.

Information for international students

Minimum IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 570.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

College and fees-only scholarships.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations40
Written coursework / continuous assessment15
Dissertation40 (10000 words)
Oral and poster presentation5

Course contact details

Ms Julie Brown
01784 443582
01784 471780