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Environmental Diagnosis and Management

  • Option 1 year full time or 2 years part time
  • Year of entry 2020
  • Campus Egham

The course

Humankind’s ceaseless pursuit of progress has brought countless advances in our quality of life, but has often had adverse impacts on the world around us. Our environment and ecosystems are vulnerable to threats from pollution and waste, and as such it is the work of professional practitioners in the environmental sector to analyse and assess them, and then to remediate and restore them for the benefit of future generations.

Study Environmental Diagnosis and Management at Royal Holloway, University of London and you will develop the practical skills and scientific knowledge needed to address globally important environmental and ecological issues of contaminated land, water quality, air pollution, and waste and resource management. You will benefit from first-class research-led teaching, and be trained by professionals from environmental consultancies and engineers, local and regulatory authorities, industry, and leading research institutes.

You will study in the renowned Department of Earth Sciences,  and contribute towards our leading research culture with your own Independent Research Project. You will also become a part of a vibrant international postgraduate community, and make use of our extensive range of modern geochemical analysis facilities and computer laboratories as you work towards a rewarding future career in the environmental sector. 

Follow your passion for the environment at Royal Holloway on a masters degree that 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.

  • An MSc course with outstanding and expanding links with the environmental sector, which, together with the excellent training and careers advice provided, has resulted in an outstanding record of graduate employment and PhD research training.
  • In many cases, employment follows on from successful research project placements in environmental consultancies, local authorities, regulatory agencies, research institutes, academia, and industry.
  • Work towards the Syngenta Prize for Most Improved Performance, the Atkins Prize for Best Research Project, and the Arup Prize for Best Performance Overall.
  • Student performance has been excellent with at least 48% of graduates earning a Distinction or Merit in 9 out of the first 12 years of the course, and an overall Pass rate of 96%.

Kevin Clemitshaw

Reader in Environmental Geoscience / Course Director MSc Environmental Diagnosis and Management

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Percentage of our research rated world-leading or internationally excellent

Source: REF, 2014


Ranking in the UK for Earth Sciences research

Source: REF, 2014

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