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Environmental Consultancy, MSc

Newcastle University, the United Kingdom

Newcastle University

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About Environmental Consultancy, MSc - at Newcastle University

The Environmental Consultancy MSc is an exciting course providing you with the advanced conceptual understanding, detailed factual knowledge, and specialist technical skills for success in a science-based environmental business. It is ideal for graduates with a degree in biology, chemistry, or earth and environmental science.

This course develops your knowledge and understanding of the framework within which business opportunities are identified and pursued within the environmental sector. The course, made up from taught modules and a dissertation project, covers the following subjects:

  • solid waste management
  • groundwater contamination and remediation
  • ground investigation - design, principles and practice
  • research methods
  • introduction to microbiology and microbial transformation of pollutants
  • aqueous geochemistry
  • sources, fates and control of pollutants
  • the environment business
  • contaminated land
  • environmental analytical geochemistry
  • geographic information systems

Accreditation

The course is accredited as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired an Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng (Hons) undergraduate first degree or an Accredited IEng (Full) BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree.  The course has also been accredited by the Geological Society (GeolSoc).

Notes about fees for this course

See our course fees and funding webpage - http://www.ncl.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/degrees/environmental-consultancy-msc/#fees&funding 

Entry requirements

A 2:2 honours degree, or an international equivalent, in:

  • chemistry
  • earth science
  • environmental science
  • geology
  • applied science
  • geochemistry
  • industrial chemistry

We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications and at least two years of relevant experience. 

International Students

To study this course you need to meet our Band 6 English Language requirements:

Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.0 in all sub-skills)

If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a pre-sessional English course. 

Our typical English Language requirements are listed as IELTS scores but we also accept a wide range of English Language tests.

The equivalent academic qualifications that we accept are listed on our country pages.

Pre-sessional English Course Requirements

  • 6 week Pre-sessional entry: IELTS 6.0 overall (with 6.0 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in all other sub-skills)    
  • 10 week Pre-sessional entry: IELTS 6.0 overall (with 1 sub-skill at a minimum of 5.0 and 3 sub-skills at a minimum of 5.5, including writing)

You can study a pre-sessional English course at our INTO Newcastle Centre.

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