Civil Engineering (Environmental)
Environmental engineering uses science and engineering principles to assess and mitigate pollution for the benefit of human health and the environment. This research programme requires an understanding of biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, socio-economics and legislation to develop solutions for the sustainable provision of clean air, land and water for humankind. We offer MPhil and PhD supervision in the following research areas: anaerobic digestion; manipulation of the fate of micro-pollutants; pollutant sequestration; bioremediation; risk assessment; sanitation and low-cost water supplies for developing countries; waste stabilisation ponds; constructed wetlands; minewater treatment; carbon neutral initiatives; geothermal energy.
A 2.1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in science or engineering. Alternative qualifications will be considered where appropriate. If students undertake an MPhil in the first instance, a transfer may be available to a PhD after the first year of successful study. Applicants whose 1st language is not English will need IELTS 6.5, or equivalent. International applicants may need an ATAS (Academic Technology Approval Scheme) clearance certificate. This will need to be obtained before the applicant can get a visa or study on this programme. The ATAS requirement will be in the offer letter.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|PhD||Full-time||September 2016||-||36 months|
|PhD||Part-time||September 2016||-||72 months|
|MPhil||Full-time||September 2016||-||12 months|
|MPhil||Part-time||September 2016||-||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Campus||Newcastle upon Tyne||NE1 7RU||North East|