Taught course

Environmental Pollution

Institution
University of Reading · Department of Geography and Environmental Science
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

You are normally required to have a good undergraduate honours degree (2.2) (or equivalent from a university outside the UK) in environmental science, earth/geoscience, chemistry, biology, geography, agriculture or a related field. Applications from those with no first degree but who have previous experience may also be considered.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Join a lively and welcoming Department with outstanding teaching collections and facilities. We were ranked in the top 100 in the world for Environmental Sciences and Geography in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016. We offer you a unique opportunity to develop your environmental management skills alongside your awareness of environmental science and policy. Build your practical experience with world-leading fieldwork and research projects that will further develop your skills and prepare you for employment or doctoral study.
• Gain a thorough understanding of the key principles of environmental science that underpin the assessment and management of contaminated and polluted environments
• Take core modules dedicated to providing a solid understanding of the impact of pollution
• Develop skills applicable to a career in environmental consultancy, contaminated land management and remediation
• Take advantage of outstanding collections and facilities
• Participate in world-leading fieldwork and research
Our students go on to work in a wide variety of academic and research posts, as well as in public and private sector organisations within the UK and internationally. Graduates are highly employable in the growing market for environmental managers and consultants. Our programmes also provide in-service training for those already working within the profession.

Information for international students

IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent)

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

PGDip

full time
6 months

PGCert

full time
3 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Tom Sizmur
Email
t.sizmur@reading.ac.uk