Taught course

Environmental Engineering and Project Management

University of Leeds · School of Civil Engineering

Entry requirements

A 2:1 (hons) bachelor degree in a relevant engineering, natural science or science-based subject.

Applications from professionally qualified and experienced candidates will also be considered. A 2:2 (hons) bachelor degree will be considered for candidates with at least three years’ relevant environmental experience.

We accept a range of international equivalent qualifications. For more information, please contact the Admissions Team.

Months of entry


Course content

There are many challenges we face globally. But one of the most pertinent is how to protect and maintain our environment. That’s why governments worldwide are looking for environmental engineers to provide solutions in areas such as public health, air pollution, waste and water.

Our Environmental Engineering and Project Management MSc will deliver the core foundations in environmental engineering, including key issues in water resources, solid waste and controlling emissions. You’ll also be trained in project management, equipping you with a professional skill set that can contribute to providing environmentally sound solutions and economically sustainable systems.

You’ll study in the School of Civil Engineering which ranks highly globally and is actively involved in developing ‘internationally excellent’ research — much of which shapes the course.

This means you’ll be learning industry-relevant knowledge and developing transferable skills sought after by almost every industry worldwide, opening the door to many career paths in areas like engineering, environment, construction, energy, transport and education.

Why study at Leeds:

  • This Masters degree is accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators.
  • Our globally-renowned research conducted right here in our School feeds directly into the course, shaping your learning with the latest thinking in engineering and sustainability.
  • Advance your knowledge and skills in critical areas sought after in industry such as project and asset management, water resource management, air quality, groundwater pollution and environmental microbiology.
  • Conduct your own individual research project as part of your course and gain industry experience in managing a project that focuses on a real-world problem, whilst building professional skills in research, decision making and planning.
  • Access research-grade equipment and facilities including our public health laboratories, a class II microbiology laboratory and specialist software you’ll need throughout the course.
  • Experience excellent practical and theoretical teaching delivered by a programme team with a wealth of expertise and industrial experience across many relevant areas such as microbiology and aerobiology.
  • Enhance your career prospects and become part of our successful alumni who have pursued careers in related positions, working for organisations like ARUP, Thames Water and the Federal Ministry of Water Resources.
  • Master the most up-to-date practices and techniques recognised in industry on a course that has been directly informed and advised by the Industrial Advisory Committee and the Institution of Civil Engineers.

Information for international students

English language requirements

IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in any component. For other English qualifications, read English language equivalent qualifications.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc(Eng)
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Admissions Team
+44 (0)113 343 2262