Imperial College London

Imperial College London

Environmental Engineering and Sustainable Development

This course provides training in all aspects of the supply of clean water; the control of pollution and the protection of public health; waste water treatment; air pollution control; and solid waste management.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (minimum 2.1) or overseas equivalent; others with relevant industrial and professional experience may also be considered; all applicants whose 1st language is not English require: GCSE, IGCSE, GCE O-level or equivalent at grade C; or Cambridge certificate of proficiency in English (CPE) at grade C; or IELTS score of 7.0 with a score of 6.5 or better in the written and speaking section; or TOEFL paper minimum score of 610 (test of written English (TWE) of 4.5 or more); or TOEFL computer minimum score of 250 (TWE of 4.5 or more); or TOEFL internet minimum score of 100 overall, including a minimum of 24 in the written section and a minimum of 22 in the speaking section.

Course modules

Modules include: Advanced water and wastewater treatment; air pollution control; chemistry for environmental engineering; contaminated land and groundwater; design project; dissertation; environmental analysis; environmental fluid mechanics; environmental management in developing countries; environmental management and decision-making; hydroinformatics; landfill engineering; mathematical and statistical modelling; microbiology for environmental engineering; solid waste management; study tour; water and wastewater treatment; water supply and distribution; business management; sustainable development.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 10,200 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 27,100 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 5,100 per Whole course (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 13,550 per Whole course (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
South Kensington Campus Kensington and Chelsea SW7 2AZ South East

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Key information

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Telephone number: 
020 7594 5929