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Environmental Engineering MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Environmental Engineering

Course type


Course Summary

This course equips students with the knowledge and skills to solve a wide range of environmental engineering challenges. The course covers municipal and hazardous waste management, process emissions, contaminated land, water, wastewater and waste disposal. The programme also addresses energy and resource recovery from waste materials. The course will provide you with: An advanced theoretical and specialist understanding of processes and practices central to environmental engineering; An ability to select and apply appropriate existing and emerging technologies that can achieve lower environmental impact via an integrated and cross-disciplinary approach; Scientific, technical and engineering principles, economic consequences and risks of environmental management options as best practice; Capacity to undertake successful technical research projects using appropriate methods of critical analysis. Upon successful completion of the PGCert/PgDip course you have the option to progress onto MSc.

Different course options

Full time | Cranfield Campus | 1 year | OCT-19

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



The module introduces the extent and consequences of pollution in the environment, identifies and evaluates technologies for prevention and remediation and exposes students in using decision support tool and modelling to deal with pollution prevention and remediation.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have 1st or 2nd Class UK Honours degree in a relevant engineering or science-based discipline or the international equivalent of these UK qualifications. Other relevant qualifications together with industrial experience may be considered.

Department profile

School of Water, Energy and Environment Water Our lives and livelihoods are dependent on the natural and engineered water cycles. Accordingly, research and skills development in water treatment and management has never been more vital. Cranfield’s research in these areas is applied and industry focused and we have been driving innovation for over 40 years. We are recognised internationally for our work in the science, engineering and...more