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MSc Water: Science and Governance

MSc Water: Science and Governance

Lesothonepal-colourful MSc Water: Science and Governance is a one year taught programme that provides a unique opportunity to engage in both social and environmental science perspectives on water, drawing on the university’s leading reputation in water research.

The programme explores the socio-economic, political and environmental aspects of water allocation and management, equipping students with an advanced understanding of the contemporary challenges of diverse water environments around the world. The Department of Geography has a strong teaching team with a range of international experience and multi-disciplinary expertise, feeding cutting-edge research into lectures and seminars.

The programme features guest sessions with international scientists and professionals, allowing for exchange of ideas between the research and practitioner communities. Students are exposed to opportunities unique to King’s London campus: the city is a hub for international water policy discussions and academia, and a great platform for professional networking. Upon graduation, students have developed careers in governmental departments, utility companies, environmental consultancies and NGOs, or have continued their research career with a PhD.

For any queries about the MSc Water: Science and Governance programme not covered in the Online Prospectus, please contact either Dr Maria Rusca (Programme Director) or Dr Michael Chadwick (Programme Director).

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