Taught course

Environmental Engineering

Queen's University Belfast · School of Planning, Architecture and Civil Engineering

Entry requirements

Normally a 2.2 Honours degree or above or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in a relevant Engineering/Science discipline (eg Civil Engineering) with sufficient mathematical background (at least A-level, although undergraduate courses with a high mathematical content, eg statistics, can be acceptable).

A 2.1 Honours degree or above (or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University) is required for those with an insufficient mathematical background.

Applicants with qualifications below 2.2 Honours degree standard (or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University) will be considered on a case by case basis.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme aims to develop the intellectual, practical and professional skills of the learner in the critical acquisition, analysis, interpretation and understanding of environmental engineering principles and issues.

Information for international students

International Qualifications

For information on international qualification equivalents please select Your Country from the list on our International Students website. 23.10.15


International students wishing to apply to Queen's University Belfast (and for whom English is not their first language), must be able to demonstrate their proficiency in English in order to benefit fully from their course of study or research. Non-EEA nationals must also satisfy UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) immigration requirements for English language for visa purposes.

Evidence of an IELTS* score of 6.5, with not less than 5.5 in any component, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University is required.

*Taken within the last 2 years

For more information on English Language requirements for EEA and non-EEA nationals see: qub.ac.uk/EnglishLanguageReqs

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


part time
24-36 months
full time
12 months


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Dr Ulrich Ofterdinger
+44 (0)28 9097 4517