Taught course

Environmental Consultancy

Institution
Newcastle University · School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A 2:2 honours degree, or an international equivalent, in chemistry, earth science, environmental science, geology, applied science, geochemistry or industrial chemistry. We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications and at least two years of relevant experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Environmental Consultancy MSc is an exciting course providing you with the advanced conceptual understanding, detailed factual knowledge, and specialist technical skills for success in a science-based environmental business. It is ideal for graduates with a degree in biology, chemistry, or earth and environmental science.
This course develops your knowledge and understanding of the framework within which business opportunities are identified and pursued within the environmental sector. The course, made up from taught modules and a dissertation project, covers the following subjects:
  • solid waste management
  • groundwater contamination and remediation
  • ground investigation - design, principles and practice
  • research methods
  • introduction to microbiology and microbial transformation of pollutants
  • aqueous geochemistry
  • sources, fates and control of pollutants
  • the environment business
  • contaminated land
  • environmental analytical geochemistry
  • geographic information systems

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Information for international students

To study this course you need to meet our Band 6 English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.0 in all sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.

Fees and funding

See our course fees and funding web page.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
48 months

Course contact details

Name
Academic Secretary, School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences
Email
ceg.geochemistry@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 6605