Taught course

Environmental Pollution Control

University of Southampton · Geography and Environmental Science

Entry requirements

First- or upper second-class degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University in Biology, Environmental Science, Geography, Geology, Oceanography, Physics or Zoology.

Months of entry


Course content

Environmental pollution experts play a crucial role in the safe and responsible management of our environment. This MSc has therefore been designed to equip you with the ability to accurately monitor emissions and mitigate their harmful impact. You will be enabled to develop the professional skills required for a career in air, water and waste pollution management in this international industry.

Compulsory modules include: Environmental Pollution; Sustainable Resource Management; Environmental Law and Management; MSc Research Project; Advanced Quantitative Methods.

Optional modules include: Environmental Management Systems; Geographical Information Systems for Environmental Consultants; Freshwater Ecosystems; River Basin Management and Restoration; Coastal and Maritime Engineering and Energy; Energy Resources and Engineering; Coastal Flood Defence; Waste Resource Management; Waste and Wastewater Engineering.

See course page on the website for full module information.

Information for international students


Fees and funding


Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Environmental and Life Sciences
+44 (0)23 8059 3262