University of Brighton

University of Brighton

Water and Environmental Management

The impact of climate change on water resources continues to present new challenges to local and national governments worldwide. This course provides an overview of the current issues in the water/environmental industry, both in the UK and overseas. You will acquire specialist knowledge and develop key analytical and scientific skills, particularly in the context of environmental legislation such as the EU Water Framework Directive. The degree recognises that, to meet the challenge of certain types of jobs in the water/environmental industry, many graduates in technical professions require a year of further academic specialisation in addition to their initial BEng or BSc awards.

Entry requirements

Degree and/or experience: degree (minimum 2:2) in civil engineering, environmental science or related discipline. For non-native speakers of English: IELTS 6.5 overall, with 6.0 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in the other elements.

Course modules

Core modules: water resources management; water treatment technology; wastewater treatment technology; water analysis. Option modules; hydrogeology and hydrology; environmental impact assessment; ecological principles; environmental policy and law; geographical information systems and environmental management.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,580 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 13,840 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 5,580 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years
PgDip Full-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Moulsecoomb Campus Brighton BN2 4GA South East

Key information

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