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News The Department of Geography, King’s College London is accepting applications for MSc Water: Science and Governance

The Department of Geography, King’s College London is accepting applications for MSc Water: Science and Governance and scholarships are available to eligible candidates. 

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 ten staff, and students will benefit from lectures and seminars informed by cutting-edge research including those by 2008 Stockholm Water Prize laureate, Professor Tony Allan. The programme regularly includes guest talks by leading scientists and professionals in addition to a range of research seminars available weekly within the department. Environmental internship opportunities are offered and dissertations may be developed through placements at relevant organisations.

A new scholarship for the 2015-16 academic year is being offered. The ‘KCL-Accenture Scholarship in MSc Water: Science & Governance’ covers tuition fees for academic year 2015-16 for one full-time Home/EU student. In addition, the student receiving the scholarship will work on a dissertation project with the Resources Group at Accenture, based in London.

Scholarship details are available at this link and early applications are encouraged.

The department also offers bursaries to eligible applicants.

The London location 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: 

Research updates by the water team can be viewed on the King's Water Blog.

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

For any queries, please feel free to contact Dr. Naho Mirumachi, programme director:

Contact information Dr. Naho Mirumachi Lecturer Department of Geography, King's College London Strand London WC2R 2LS (email: )
Phone: +44(0)20 7848 2865
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Source of information The Department of Geography, King’s College London
Geographical coverage United Kingdom
News date 24/11/2014
Working language(s) ENGLISH