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The award
MSc

How long you will study
12 months

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How you will study
full-time

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About Environmental Engineering at Newcastle University

The Environmental Engineering MSc provides you with the advanced understanding, technical knowledge and practical skills required to enable you to develop a successful career in the environmental industries worldwide.

Environmental Engineers apply scientific and engineering principles to protect the environment and public health. This comprehensive course enables you to provide clean water, treat wastewater, manage solid waste, remediate contaminated land and control air pollution. 

You will study the areas of:

  • mathematical and scientific analytical methods appropriate to environmental engineering and research investigations
  • engineering project management and design
  • integrated pollution prevention and control
  • management principles and business practices
  • design, construction and operations practices
  • health and safety issues

This well-respected course has been running since 1963.  Its rich history of both teaching and research assure the quality of the experience for today's students. More than 1000 alumni of the course are now working across the world including some in senior governmental, academic and scientific positions.

Delivery

You will study a variety of taught modules followed by a research dissertation project. Dissertation projects are carried out in our own well-equipped laboratories, in UK field sites, in industry or overseas.

Accreditation

This course is accredited as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates with an Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng (Hons) or an Accredited IEng (Full) BEng/BSc (Hons) degree. 

The course is also accredited by the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

Facilities

The School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences has an exceptional range of laboratories equipped with a wide range of analytical instrumentation supporting our research, teaching and contract research projects.

  • Chemical and Biological Research Laboratories
  • Geotechnics and Structures Research Laboratories.

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Notes about fees for this course

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

Entry requirements

A 2:2 honours degree, or an international equivalent, in subjects such as:

We will also consider applicants on an individual basis with lower or non-standard qualifications if they have 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

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

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