Taught course

Water and Environmental Engineering

University of Surrey · Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants should possess a minimum of 2:1 in a UK honours degree in civil engineering or equivalent in any appropriate engineering or science-related degree.

Candidates with a 2:2 can also be considered, providing they have a minimum of 3 year relevant experience in the field. Suitable qualifications and relevant experience in engineering, science or technology are also welcome to apply.

Overseas equivalent qualifications are also welcome.

Months of entry

September, February

Course content

This fully accredited MSc programme from the Centre for Environmental and Health Engineering is highly popular and relevant to the needs of future engineers, scientists and professionals in the environmental-health, water, pollution-control, waste-management and environmental sectors.

Programme overview

This MSc attracts UK and overseas graduates who wish to take advantage of the considerable global interest in water, wastewater, sanitation and waste to develop their careers.

Many graduates from the programme go on to work for consultancies, water utilities, contractors, relief agencies, regulatory bodies and international organisations.

Graduates from the programme also have the potential to progress to relevant specialist PhD or EngD research programmes in the field.

In the past, scholarship students have been accepted from a range of schemes, including: Foreign Office and British Council Chevening, World Bank, Commonwealth, Thames Water, Commonwealth Shared Scholarships, and the Royal Academy of Engineering, together with students from numerous overseas national schemes.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5 overall, 6.0 in each component (or equivalent)

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
60 months
full time
12 months
part time
60 months

Course contact details

01483 682 222