12 months full time; up to 48 months part time
Fees per academic year 2013-14
UK and EU: full time £6,000 part time *
International: full time £14,750 part time fees
*Please note that the part-time fees are calculated on a pro-rata basis, and include an annual administration fee.
More information is available about tuition fees and discounts.
This programme is an excellent introduction to environmental geochemistry if you wish to follow a research-oriented career path. It also equips you, with advanced understanding, knowledge and specialist technical skills for a career the environmental industry with a specialism in the interactions between petroleum and the environment.
You will be able to critically assess the quality, value and limitations of new data in relation to existing information and demonstrate an advanced knowledge and understanding in the areas of:
The programme meets the accreditation requirements of the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM) for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates with an Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng Honours or an Accredited IEng (Full) BEng/BSc Honours degree. It is designed to achieve the ECUK Output Standards for Accredited Engineering Programmes and takes account of the QAA’s FHEQ Qualification Descriptors, the QAA Subject Benchmark Statement for Engineering, and the University’s Graduate Skills Framework.
You complete compulsory taught modules followed by a summer research project written up as a dissertation.
A range of dissertation projects is offered including laboratory, field work and computer-based modelling. You will have the opportunity to work alongside one of our established research groups, and some placement projects may be available with industrial partners.
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A minimum of a second-class Honours degree, or an international equivalent, in an engineering or science subject. Other qualifications or relevant professional experience will also be considered.
Applicants whose first language is not English normally require IELTS 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in each category, TOEFL 90 (Internet-based), or equivalent.
Our INTO Newcastle University Centre can provide extra tuition to help you meet the University's English language requirements.
The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has rules for international students regarding minimum English language requirements.
There is no closing date for this programme. However, international students applying for September 2013 entry should apply by Friday 12 July 2013 to ensure that they have time to put appropriate arrangements in place.
Please note: As a formal condition of the offer to study at Newcastle University, students from outside the UK/EU are required to pay a deposit of £1,500 or submit an official letter of sponsorship for their chosen programme. The deposit payment is non refundable, but will be deducted from tuition fees upon registration.
For more information on how to apply for this programme, please contact the Academic Secretary in the School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences (see details below).