Sustainable Cities MScWaterloo Campus
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Rank: 14 (UKEAS)
Location: Waterloo Campus
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2021/09/01
Duration: 12 months
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King's College London, University of London has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This interdisciplinary programme explores beyond the ‘technical' aspects of sustainable urban development and provides a critical understanding of how cities are shaped by both human and physical processes. You will develop an awareness of the historical context and contemporary variety of sustainable city ideas and practices around the world, and the key challenges surrounding their implementation.Key benefits
- Study the urban future in the heart of London
- Wide choice of optional modules from the Geography Department and beyond, allowing you to follow your own interests in this field
- Experience of conducting in-depth research into sustainable cities
- Guest practitioner and policy speakers
- Environmental internships are available
Bachelor's degree with 2:1 honours. Candidates who do not achieve a 2:1 but have professional or voluntary experience will also be considered. In order to meet the academic entry requirements for this programme you should have a minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree with a final mark of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme. If you are still studying you should be achieving an average of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme.
IELTS: 7.0 (7.0, All in 6.5)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for King's College London.
About this university
There are some 7000 students from outside the UK attending the university from around 150 different countries. As well as the Student Union there are also other facilities on offer to help adjust to life in the UK including the English Language Centre and help with legal paperwork such as visas, money and fees advice and general assistance with getting settled in. The London Student's Union, which later became the King's College London Students Union was founded back in 1873 and has claims to be the oldest in Europe. It provides students with a vast range of activities outside the classroom including over 50 different sports clubs and some 200 activity groups. It operates two bars, a shop and a gym on campus. Its student media came in the top three in the country and has an award winning website. In 2011, the union was responsible for the first student-led think tank in London, which has a membership of around 2000, making it the largest of its kind in Europe. It covers seven different policy areas and assists in lobbying politicians, NGO's and other policymakers. It also produces a peer-reviewed journal each September called The Spectrum.