Close icon

Personalise what you see on this page.

Choose from the options below. We'll show you information based on your current location as default.

I'M FROM

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LIVING IN

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LOOKING FOR

  • Undergraduate courses
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.
Viewing as a student from United States living in United States interested in Undergraduate courses

Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    UCL (University College London)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

There is a pressing national and international need to understand the nature and consequences of climatic change and to develop adaptation strategies. The UCL Climate Change MSc provides rigorous scientific and vocational training for the next generation of climate change professionals. The programme provides you with a knowledge and understanding of the Earth system (incorporating the atmosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere, lithosphere) and the nature and causes of climate variability and change. It combines observationally based climate and environmental science with state-of-the-art modelling, specifically concerned with understanding the impacts of climate change. It seeks to place climate change within the context of broader anthropogenic environmental change and social policy dimensions.

Careers

The programme provides an ideal foundation for PhD research, or for employment with a wide range of private industries, non-governmental organisations, government agencies and environmental consultancies. Graduates have gone on to careers in the commercial, non-profit and academic sectors. Examples include government policy implementation, sustainability consultancy, science communication and research. A significant proportion of students go onto further study such as a PhD.

Employability

Climate change is big issue with many governmental, non-governmental and commercial cosequences. This programme will give graduates an edge when applying for jobs in the private sector relating to adaptation and mitigation - such as the insurance industry and carbon monitoring companies respectively. It also provides a great stepping-stone to a PhD.

Optional qualifications

This degree is also available as a PG Diploma and a PG Certificate with fees set accordingly.

Application deadline

30/07/2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 25,800per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

UCL (University College London)

  • University League Table

    8th

  • Campus address

    UCL (University College London), Gower Street, London, Camden, WC1E 6BT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 71 8

    11th out of 30 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    189 94%

    3rd

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    13th

    15
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    41st

    5
  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    172 78%

    6th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85.0 85%

    6th

    16
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    26th

    1

Suggested courses

City, University of London
NEARBY

PhD/MPhil Food Policy

City, University of London

University league table

University of Exeter
SIMILAR RANKING

Mathematical Modelling (Climate Science) MSc

University of Exeter

Geography & Environmental Science league table

14
University of Birmingham
MOST VIEWED

Health Care Policy and Management MSc

University of Birmingham

University league table

19

Is this page useful?

Yes No

Sorry about that...

HOW CAN WE IMPROVE IT?

Thanks for your feedback!

Subscribe to our newsletter

Get the latest updates with hints, tips and guidance for your journey to university – from application to enrolment.