Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University

Environmental Analysis and Assessment

The programme is practically-orientated and aims to equip students with the theoretical and practical skills to enter a laboratory-based environment undertaking work in environmental analysis, or to continue to a PhD degree.

Entry requirements

For MSc level entry applicants must have a minimum of 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent academic qualification in cognate and semi-cognate subject area. For post graduate Diploma level entry applicants must have a 3rd class Honours degree in a cognate or semi-cognate subject area plus 2 years of relevant experience at an appropriate level completed post qualification; cognate or semi-cognate ordinary degree plus 3-4 years of relevant experience at an appropriate level following graduation. The minimum requirement for English language is IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Environmental sampling and analysis; practical environmental sampling and analysis; environmental toxicology; practical environmental toxicology; research project and dissertation.

Sponsorship information

A limited number of scholarships may be available on a competitive basis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time £ 5,880 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 1 years
MRes Full-time £ 4,980 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years
MRes Full-time £ 4,980 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MRes Full-time £ 16,120 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MRes Part-time £ 2,690 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MRes Part-time £ 8,390 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
MRes Part-time £ 2,690 per Academic year (EU fees) 2 years
MRes Part-time £ 3,180 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edinburgh Campus Edinburgh EH14 4AS Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
School of Life Sciences
Telephone number: 
0131 4513455