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School of Civil Engineering

Environmental Engineering and Project Management MSc

Environmental Engineering and Project Management - Masters Course

Overview

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.

Environmental Engineering and Project Management is intended for those that 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. In addition, it is 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) or 24 months (part-time)
Start date: September
Course fees: UK/EU: £10,000; International: £16,800
Scholarships: Scholarships worth up to £5,000 available.
Accreditation: This degree 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) or an Accredited IEng (Full) BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree by the Joint Board of Moderators under licence from the UK regulator the Engineering Council.

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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.

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Modules

The tables below show the modules that you will study if you commence your studies in September 2013. 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 2014 a list of modules is available in the 2014 brochure.

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
Natural Wastewater Treatment and Reuse 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 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 degree equivalent to a UK second class honours (2:2) degree, or higher, 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 (e.g. 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: A pass at GCSE level in English language (grade C or above). If English is not your first language, you are required to provide evidence of proficiency in English. You will need to meet our minimum requirements for one of the following recognised English language tests: the International English Language Testing Service (IELTS), the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and the Pearson Test of English Academic.

How to apply

The easiest and quickest way to apply for one of our masters courses is to apply online. This way, you can also track your application at each stage of the process. However, if you prefer, you can download an application form to print out and complete. Once complete, please return this, along with the correct documents to our Engineering Admissions Hub either via email or post: Engineering PGT Admissions Hub, Faculty of Engineering, University of Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK

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