Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University

Energy and Environmental Management

Environmental problems require solutions which cross traditional subject boundaries, requiring an understanding of social, political and economic issues, as well as scientific and technological principles. National and European legislation, and even global agreements, will affect how industry manages its affairs.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree or equivalent. Exceptionally candidates without formal degree qualifications but relevant experience may be admitted to the programme and their progress to MSc would depend on performance in the initial modules. Applicants with equivalent experience are also considered; international students whose 1st language is not English shall be required to demonstrate evidence of satisfactory competence by completing an IELTS test with a score of at least 6.0 (with no element of the score less than 5.5) or by holding another recognised qualification.

Course modules

Core modules include: Energy and sustainability; health, safety and environmental management, renewable energy technologies or energy technology and GIS and environmental management; or water quality and waste water treatment. Elective modules may include: Environmental Pollution; Monitoring and analysis; resources and sustainability; environmental planning and impact assessment; sustainable waste management; water quality and waste water treatment; GIS and environmental management; contaminated land and landfill engineering; renewable energy technologies; energy technology; integrated case study; advanced waste treatment technologies. MSc: In addition to requirements for PgD, students complete a major project and submit a dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a combination of courseworks, exams, presentations and projects.

Sponsorship information

SAAS funding may be available.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time £ 750 per Module (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 1,075 per Module (overseas fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 750 per Module (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 2 years
PgDip Full-time £ 750 per Module (home fees) 9 months
MSc Full-time £ 4,200 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 10,400 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 4,200 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Glasgow Caledonian University Glasgow G4 0BA Scotland

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone number: 
0141 331 8630