De Montfort University

De Montfort University

Environmental Protection

The course recognises the move towards an integrated approach to pollution control. It acknowledges the links between pollution of air, water and land, and proposes that an integrated approach minimises damage to the environment; the course begins by establishing fundamental knowledge of water and air quality and the associated techniques of pollution control; it continues by providing fundamental knowledge of waste management and associated techniques, and concludes with integrated pollution prevention control and investigating how the 3 major pollution areas affect each other; this course focuses on UK and European legislation and techniques suitable for a temperate climate.

Entry requirements

An 2.2 Honours degree in science, technology or environmental health from a recognised university or similar institution; non-standard entry qualifications with relevant experience also considered.

Course modules

Integrated pollution prevention and control; water; air; waste; environmental management systems; health and safety.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Distance learning £ 830 per Credit module (home fees) 18 months
Distance learning £ 830 per Credit module (EU fees) 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Distance Learning/Online Study

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