UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Environmental Systems Engineering

This programme presents environmental issues and technologies within a systems engineering context. Graduates will understand interactions between the natural environment, people, processes and technologies to develop sustainable solutions.

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class degree in a cognate subject or related discipline or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard is usually required. Extensive work experience covering related areas will be considered.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: Collaborative environmental systems project; environmental systems; systems engineering and management; systems society and sustainability; environmental modelling. Options: Urban flooding and drainage; energy management and the control of noise; hydrogeology and groundwater resources; coastal engineering; social dimensions of sustainability; energy systems modelling; science and politics of climate change; environmental master planning; water and wastewater treatment; finite element modelling and numerical methods; advanced building simulation; energy systems and sustainability.

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through lectures, seminars, tutorials, laboratory classes and projects. The individual and group projects in the synthesis element involve interaction with industrial partners, giving students real-life experience and contacts for the future. Assessment is through written examination, coursework, presentations, and group and individual projects.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 11,090 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 23,440 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years
MSc Variable - 5 years
PgDip Variable - 5 years
PgDip Full-time - 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

Key information

Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 3108 4046