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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 provides training in all aspects of the supply of clean water, the control of pollution and the protection of public health, waste water treatment, air pollution control and solid waste management. The problems of both industrialised and less developed countries are addressed in detail. A close collaboration exists with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the Water Research Centre. The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management meets regularly at the College, and students are encouraged to attend these meetings. All of our MSc courses are career-orientated and cover both theoretical background and practical design considerations. Lectures are given mainly by full-time staff but important contributions are made by visiting professors and guest lecturers who are eminent industrialists. This degree is professionally accredited by the following organisations: Institution of Civil Engineers; Institution of Structural Engineers; Institute of Highway Engineers and The Chartered Institute of Highways and Transportation. Assessment methods involve the following: Group coursework assignments; Group projects and presentations; Individual coursework assignments; Laboratory practicals; Research dissertation and poster and Written examinations.

Different course options

Full time | South Kensington Campus | 1 year | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



Design Project Environmental - Core
Water and wastewater treatment - Core
Study Tour - Core
Chemistry for environmental engineering - Core
Environmental management and decision-making - Core
Contaminated land and groundwater - Core
Urban Hydrology and Urban Drainage - Core
Mathematical and statistical modelling - Core
Microbiology for environmental engineering - Core
Solid waste management - Core
Environmental fluid mechanics - Core
Environmental management in developing countries - Core
Hydroinformatics - Core
Containment engineering - Core
Water supply and distribution - Core
Air pollution control - Core
Environmental analysis - Core
Research Dissertation - Core
Advanced Water and Wastewater Treatment - Core

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 (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have a minimum requirement of 2.1 degree in civil engineering, natural sciences, earth sciences or a numerate discipline. A suitable grounding in mathematics is required, for example: A-level Mathematics grade A or B. Relevant industrial/professional experience may also be considered.