Taught course

Environmental Diagnosis and Management

Institution
Royal Holloway, University of London · Department of Earth Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

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

September

Course content

Provides hands-on training in quantitative analytical techniques (chemical, physical, biological), emphasising current quality control standards. Examines sources, pathways and biosphere targets for anthropogenic contaminants in environment; training in quantitative environmental risk assessment including use of industry-standard simulation packages; surveys relevant environmental law, impact assessment and audit. Practical site assessment. Individual projects.

Information for international students

Minimum IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 570.

Fees and funding

College and fees-only scholarships.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Assessment

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

Name
Ms Julie Brown
Email
j.brown@gl.rhul.ac.uk
Phone
01784 443582
Fax
01784 471780