Taught course

Environmental Engineering

Institution
Newcastle University · School of Engineering
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

A 2:2 honours degree, or an international equivalent, in subjects such as engineering, science, physical geography, maths or 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.

Months of entry

September

Course content

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.

About this course

Environmental Engineers create the infrastructure, technologies and policies. They are at the heart of a healthy sustainable society. You will study how to apply scientific and engineering principles to protect the environment and public health.

You'll learn how to:

  • provide clean water, treat wastewater, manage solid waste
  • remediate pollution from mining, industrial and agricultural activities
  • control air pollution
  • design appropriate environmental engineering interventions in low, middle and high income countries

We have a global outlook and seek to train engineers to work anywhere in the world. We also want to incorporate the global imperatives of climate change and the circular economy into your thinking and design.

This well-respected course has been running since 1963. Its rich history of teaching and research assure the quality of the experience for you. More than 1000 alumni from our course are now working across the world, many in senior governmental, academic and scientific positions.

Several modules incorporate extensive laboratory practical experience. These will be carried out through small group teaching or via alternative online video demonstrations in our labs.

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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, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    Modules may be taken on a one-off basis for Continuing Professional Development

Course contact details

Name
Academic Secretary, School of Engineering
Email
SoE.PGT.civil@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)191 208 5877