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Environmental Engineering MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Environmental Engineering

Course type


Course Summary

In this course, you will study an environmental engineering master’s that gives you the technical, professional, digital and transferable skills needed in industry. Our course teaches you the core environmental engineering principles and supplements this with the digital expertise needed in industry. You will learn how to use professional environmental management analysis and modelling IT packages for compliance, data processing and visualisation. On top of this, our degree develops your skills in interdisciplinary teamwork, effective communication, networking and time and resource management. Taking a whole-systems approach, you’ll analyse and evaluate environmental and industrial processes to protect the biosphere. Our course uses problem-based learning methodologies to enable you to solve environmental problems while considering economic and legislative factors. We balance taught units with design and research projects to give you a rounded learning experience. This helps you develop the techniques to analyse the technical, economic, environmental and social impact of human activities, industrial activities, resource efficiency and pollution, processes and product alternatives. We aim to develop your skills so that when you graduate you have a wide choice of career opportunities ahead of you. Our course’s multidisciplinary approach helps prepare you to work as an environmental engineer in the public and private sectors. You could work in consultancy firms, environmental management and manufacturing, or sustainable product distribution. Or you could play a critical role in stakeholder policy negotiations between economists, lawyers, engineers and environmentalists.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



This is semester 1 module.Ensure the student can appreciate the social, economic, cultural, ethical, regulatory and political context that modern engineers work within and be able to evaluate and assess process sustainability and make decisions based on these criteria.
Dissertation - 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 should have a bachelor’s honours degree or international equivalent, typically a high 2:2 or above. To apply for this course, students should have an undergraduate degree in biochemical engineering, chemical engineering or environmental engineering. We will also consider other relevant engineering and science disciplines. We may make an offer based on a lower grade if students can provide evidence of their suitability for the degree. If student’s first language is not English but within the last 2 years, they completed their degree in the UK, they may be exempt from our English language requirements.