Lancaster University

Lancaster University

Environmental Science and Technology

This programme is designed to provide training in the general field of environmental science and its associated technologies. The emphasis is on developing in depth understanding of environmental processes, how these processes are modified by humans, and how technology can be used to monitor and remediate particular 'problems'. The course aims to equip students for the specific and generic demands of proceeding directly into either employment or doctoral research in the environmental sector.

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). Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules on offer include: air quality and climate; behaviour of pollutants in the environment; catchment protection (field course); chemical risk assessment; contaminated land and remediation; environmental radioactivity; environmental sampling and analysis for trace organics; environmental toxicology; flood forecasting and flood risk management; groundwater resources and protection.

Assessment methods

Assessment includes: Coursework, presentations, examinations and dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,830 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,880 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,830 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,830 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,830 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,415 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,415 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,415 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,415 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 510257