Postgraduate

Environmental Engineering MSc

Environmental Engineering MSc

Full time: 12 months, part time: up to 48 months
CPD modules available

Profile

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.

Video:Staff and students introduce you to environmental engineering at Newcastle

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.

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Student profile

The modules are well structured and the lab facilities are really good.

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Modules

Modules for 2017 entry

Module changes

Module changes

Modules change annually to take account of:

  • changing staff expertise
  • developments in the discipline
  • the requirements of external bodies and partners
  • student feedback.

Most module information for 2018 entry will be available from mid-May 2018.

Careers

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Graduate destinations

Careers Service

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Work experience

Work experience placements are a great way to develop relevant skills to excel in your chosen career.

Find out about paid and unpaid work experience options and other ways you can add to your degree.

Fees & Funding

2018-2019 fees

The fees displayed here are per year.

MSc

UK

Full time: £10,200
Part time: To be confirmed 

EU

Full time: £10,200
Part time: To be confirmed 

International

Full time: £21,600

Find out more about our tuition fees, including how to pay them and available discounts.

EU students starting at Newcastle in 2018 will pay the UK (Home) tuition fee for the full duration of their course.

Funding opportunities

Entry Requirements

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

  • engineering
  • science
  • physical geography
  • maths
  • physics

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. 

Find out the equivalent qualifications for your country.

Use the drop down above to find your country. If your country isn't listed please email: international.recruitment@ncl.ac.uk for further information.

English Language Requirements

Select an English language test from the list to view our English language entry requirements.

Please email us at international.recruitment@ncl.ac.uk for further information.

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

How to Apply

Use our Applicant Portal to apply for your course. We have a step-by-step guide to help you.

You need to submit a personal statement with your application. This should highlight why you would like to undertake the course.

Start dates

The course starts in September. There is no application closing date for this course.

We suggest international students apply at least two months before the course starts. This is so that you have enough time to make the necessary arrangements.

Deposit

If you live outside the UK/EU you must:

  • pay a deposit of £1,500
  • or submit an official letter of sponsorship

The deposit is payable after you receive an offer to study at Newcastle University. The deposit is non-refundable, but is deducted from your tuition fees when you register.

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