Taught course

Environmental Pollution and Remediation

Institution
University of Aberdeen · University of Aberdeen
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree (or international equivalent), in a biological, environmental or physical science, geography, or other relevant subject. Applicants with a 2:2 (or equivalent), particularly with some relevant experience, may also be considered. We also consider individuals with degrees in a wider range of disciplines who are clearly motivated by the programme and have some relevant experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This MSc is ideally suited for students looking to gain a greater understanding of environmental science, specifically issues related to pollution and remediation. These issues will be explored at both a UK level and an international level.

Within the programme students will cover courses in environmental pollution, remediation technology, hydrocarbon risk assessment and remediation, environmental analysis, and environmental impact assessments. During these courses they will develop key skills in environmental policy, legislation, risk assessment models and chemical analysis.

Students will gain a wide appreciation for the impact that different pollutants have in the environment, how these pollutants would be quantified, and strategies for there remediation.

This programme will suit students looking for careers in environmental consultancy, environmental engineering, the energy sector and regulators. The programme is also suited for students looking to undertake a higher degree in environmental science.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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Email
study@abdn.ac.uk