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PgDip Environmental Engineering

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Environmental Studies Environmental Engineering

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

The aims of the programme include to develop the intellectual, practical, and professional skills of students in the critical acquisition, analysis, interpretation and understanding of environmental engineering principles and issues in preparation for:

  • a career in the environmental, consultancy, regulatory, management, and engineering industry
  • a position of leadership early in that career
  • further study
  • life-long learning and an appreciation of the value of Environmental Engineering to a sustainable society

Career Prospects

Introduction

The programme provides a suitable background for careers in environmental engineering, monitoring, management and consultancy, and it establishes a basis for interdisciplinary research to a higher level. Past graduates have found employment with a wide range of employers, eg environment regulatory agencies, civil engineering and specialist contractors as well as engineering and environmental consultancies in the UK, Ireland and abroad.

Queen's postgraduates reap exceptional benefits. Unique initiatives, such as Degree Plus and Researcher Plus bolster our commitment to employability, while innovative leadership and executive programmes alongside sterling integration with business experts helps our students gain key leadership positions both nationally and internationally.

Different course options

Full time | Queen's University Belfast | 1 year | 21-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

21-SEP-20

Modules

Engineering Hydrology & Hydrogeology (20 Credits) - Core
Assessment of Environmental Impacts (20 Credits) - Core
Land & Water Quality (20 Credits) - Core
Thesis Project (60 Credits) - Core
Computer Modelling of Contaminants  (20 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£4,093

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,867

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Normally a 2.2 Honours degree or above or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in a relevant Engineering/Science discipline, e.g. Civil Engineering. Applicants must also demonstrate sufficient mathematical background (a minimum of A-level standard or equivalent) however undergraduate courses with a high mathematical content, e.g. Statistics, will be considered on a case-by case-basis. A 2.1 Honours degree or above, or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University, is required for those with an insufficient mathematical background. Applicants with qualifications below 2.2 Honours degree standard (or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University) will be considered on a case-by case-basis.