Lancaster University

Lancaster University

Contamination, Risk and Assessment Remediation

Chemical contamination is a worldwide problem and represents a significant threat to the environment, to the functioning of ecosystems, and to human health. This programme covers the science, risk assessment and remediation and is supported by a cutting-edge research base, supported by case studies. You will gain the scientific, analytical and communication skills required to prepare you for a career with local authorities, industry, regulation or consultancy.

Entry requirements

An upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or its equivalent, in a relevant subject. We can also consider applicants with a lower 2nd Class (or equivalent) if they have relevant work experience (including voluntary work). Students whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: Behaviour of pollutants in the environment; chemical risk assessment; contaminated land and remediation; pollution microbiology; dissertation project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on coursework, presentations, examinations and dissertation.

Sponsorship information

We offer some bursaries to international (non-EU) students for this course.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,390 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,390 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,390 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,390 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 18,100 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,695 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,695 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,695 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,695 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lancaster University Lancaster LA1 4YW North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01524 593795