Taught course

Contamination, Risk Assessment and Remediation

Institution
Lancaster University · Lancaster Environment Centre
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

An upper second class honours degree, or its equivalent, in a relevant subject. We can also consider applicants with a lower second class (or equivalent) if they have relevant work experience (including voluntary work).

Months of entry

October

Course content

Chemical contamination is a worldwide problem and represents a significant threat to the environment, to the functioning of ecosystems, and to human health. This Masters programme covers the science, risk assessment and remediation and is supported by a cutting-edge research base, supported by case studies.

You will gain the scientific, analytical and communication skills required to prepare you for a career with local authorities, industry, regulation or consultancy.

Modules on offer include:

- Behaviour of Pollutants in the Environment

- Chemical Risk Assessment

- Contaminated Land and Remediation

- Data Analysis and Interpretation

- Environmental Radioactivity

- Environmental Sampling and Analysis for Trace Organics

- Geoinformatics

- Numerical Skills

- Pollution Microbiology

Information for international students

IELTS: 6.5 or equivalent

Fees and funding

UK students
£6,500
International students
£16,220

www.lancaster.ac.uk/lec/postgraduate/taught-masters/funding/

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations20
Written coursework / continuous assessment30
Dissertation50 (10000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Carol Cook
Email
lec.pg@lancaster.ac.uk
Phone
+ 44 (0)1524 510257