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Call for applications: Masters programme in Water, Science, and Goverance

The Department of Geography, King’s College London is accepting applications for MSc Water: Science and Governance.  This one year taught programme explores the environmental, socio-economic and political aspects of water allocation and management.   Drawing on the university’s leading reputation in water research, students are equipped with advanced interdisciplinary training to tackle the contemporary challenges of diverse water environments around the world.

 

The Department of Geography has a critical mass of nine staff devoted to research on multi-disciplinary aspects of water resources and their governance.  Students will benefit from lectures and seminars informed by cutting-edge research, including those by 2008 Stockholm Water Prize laureate, Professor Tony Allan.  The breadth of expertise and international experience of staff will provide unique dissertation opportunities.

 

London is a hub for international water policy discussions and academia, and the programme takes full advantage of the location.  Compulsory and optional modules feature guest sessions with leading scientists and professionals, allowing for exchange of ideas between the research and practitioner communities.  The city also offers excellent opportunities for professional networking.  Upon graduation, students enter employment in governmental departments, utility companies, environmental consultancies and NGOs, or continue their research career with a PhD.

 

More details of the programme, including student testimonials and profiles of the academic team are available on the website: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/sspp/departments/geography/study/masters/watersg/index.aspx

 

The programme is available part-time and mature students are particularly encouraged to apply.   Please circulate to your networks and inform any potential candidates.

 

For any queries, please feel free to contact Dr. Naho Mirumachi, programme director: naho.mirumachi@kcl.ac.uk

 

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