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Global Air Pollution & Health: Management and Science MSc

Global Air Pollution & Health; Management & Science MSc is a unique study course that combines research excellence with close links to business and policy makers. The course covers all aspects of air quality, from emissions, measurement and modelling to exposure science and the impacts of air pollutants on health.

Find out more about the course at our opening evening on Wednesday 6th March, held at our Guy's campus from 17.45-19.30.  Book your place today

Key benefits

  • The only course in the UK that covers both air pollution and health.
  • Our Internationally leading air quality and health academics currently advise the World Health Organisation, the UK Government and the European Commission and you will form strong links with departmental research groups and external organisations worldwide.
  • Internationally renowned experts and practitioners deliver a stimulating and varied study programme.
  • Opportunities to gain specific and targeted training and research in the fields of air quality management.
  • Unrivalled access to sophisticated air quality instruments, air quality models, emission inventories and innovative data analysis methods.
  • You will form strong links with departmental research groups and external organisations worldwide.

Description

The World Health Organisation estimated that in 2012 air pollution was associated with seven million premature deaths worldwide. This finding more than doubles the previous estimates and also confirms that air pollution is now the world’s largest single environmental health risk.

As part of the Global Air Pollution & Health; Management & Science MSc, you will receive training from leading air quality and health experts who currently advise the World Health Organisation, the UK Government and the European Commission. You will gain a detailed knowledge and understanding of the contemporary theory and practice of air quality and its management.

You will complete the course in one year, studying September to September. You must take modules totalling 180 credits to meet the requirements of the qualification, of which 60 credits will come from a dissertation.

Course purpose

This course provides the educational opportunities that will enable you to develop the knowledge, research understanding, analytical and reasoning skills required for advanced air quality assessment and management research.

Further literature

https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/apply/enquiry-form.aspx

Required Modules

  • Air Pollution Science (30 credits)
  • Measurement Techniques (15 credits)
  • Air Quality Health Science (15 credits)
  • Air Quality Modelling (15 credits)
  • Air Quality Data Science (15 credits)
  • Exposure Science (15 credits)
  • Air Quality Management (15 credits)
  • Project & Dissertation (60 credits)

Part-time students studying over three years should expect to take 60 credits each year, those studying in two years will study 120 credits one year and 60 credits in the other.

King’s College London reviews the modules offered on a regular basis to provide up-to- date, innovative and relevant courses of study. Therefore, modules offered may change. We suggest you keep an eye on the course finder on our website for updates: 

http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/index.aspx

Career prospects

With a Global Air Pollution & Health: Management & Science MSc you would be in an ideal position to continue your career in research, work in the business sector- for example in large multinational consultancies, national government agencies, the European Commission and NGOs.

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