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School of Civil Engineering

Environmental Engineering and Project Management MSc (Eng)

Environmental Engineering and Project Management - Masters Course


This course provides consultants, operators, regulators and managers with the professional skills and training to contribute to the provision of environmentally sound and economically sustainable systems in the fields of clean water supply,
wastewater treatment, and the management of solid waste, including wastes from the oil industry.

It is intended for those who find themselves in management positions with little knowledge or experience of the management techniques necessary to manage the range of projects for which they have responsibilities. The course is also appropriate for people who have a background in management but feel that they lack up-to-date technical knowledge in the rapidly changing field of environmental engineering.

Course duration: 12 months (full-time)
Start date: September
Course fees (full-time): UK/EU: £10,000; International: £19,000
Scholarships: Scholarships worth up to £4,000 available.
Accreditation:This degree is accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired a partial CEng accredited undergraduate first degree.
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This course is also accredited by EUR-ACE, the European quality label for engineering degree programmes at Bachelor and Master level.



The table below shows the modules that you will study if you commence your studies in September 2015. This information is taken from the University Programme Catalogue, which is a tool designed for current students to select modules.

If you are looking to start your studies in September 2015, it will provide you with an example of what you will study.

All of our MSc courses operate on a credit-based modular system. A standard module is typically worth 15 credits and the research project/dissertation is worth 60 credits. You are required to study 180 credits in total.

Compulsory modules Credits
Bioenergy from Wastes 15
Water Resources Management and Supply 15
The Management of Projects 15
Wastewater and Organic Waste Management 30
Solid Waste Management 15
Environment and Health Management 30
Research Project/Dissertation 60

This is an indicative list and actual content may vary as we regularly review the content or our courses in light of new experiences and developments in the field.

Career options

Career options
Graduating from this course you will be in demand from a number of professions and likely to work for consulting and contracting engineers, water companies, utility companies and regulators as well as other environment related companies.

Graduate destinations
Every year our Careers Centre undertakes a destination of leavers survey with students six months after graduation. A selection of these destinations, from the last five years, can be found on our employability page.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a UK second class honours degree (2.2), or equivalent, in engineering or a science-based subject. Consideration will be given to applicants with equivalent academic or professional qualifications in an engineering or natural science subject. Given the nature of the course and the broad range of skills required by professionals working in these topic areas, students with degrees from other disciplines (eg architecture and economics) and a proven track record in work will also be considered.

We also welcome and accept students with a wide range of international equivalent qualifications.

English language requirement: GCSE English Language grade C (or above) or an equivalent recognised English Language qualification e.g. IELTS: 6.5 with not less than 6.0 in listening, reading, speaking and writing.

Our Language Centre provide a range of English for Academic Purposes Pre-sessional courses, which are designed to help international students develop their language and academic study skills.

How to apply

You can apply for our postgraduate courses online. This will allow you to track your application at each stage of the process. For assistance please view our postgraduate taught guidelines.

If you require any further information please contact our admissions team,
e:, t: +44 (0)113 343 2302.