University of Central Lancashire

University of Central Lancashire

Waste and Resource Management

The course provides a critical approach to theories, techniques and methods in sustainable waste management; it is designed for practising waste management professionals who want to enhance their knowledge and understanding and for students intending to embark on a career in the industry; subjects covered include: environmental management systems, policy regulation and leadership, waste as a resource, practical aspects of waste management and advanced waste treatment technologies.

Entry requirements

Minimum lower 2nd Class Honours in appropriate or relevant subject; or equivalent qualification or experience.

Course modules

Modules include: Practical aspects of waste management; waste treatment technology; environmental legislation and policy for waste management; dissertation; waste resource and solutions; environmental management within organisations; global waste management; global waste management overseas field trip (previously to China).

Assessment methods

A combination of coursework and on-line exercises; the coursework types include technical reports, case studies essays, presentations, group work, on-line forum activity and academic posters.

Sponsorship information

Lancashire West TEC funds 5 full-time bursaries.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,450 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,450 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,450 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,450 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,000 per Credit (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,000 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,000 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,000 per Credit (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Preston Campus Preston PR1 2HE North West

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Key information

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01772 892400