University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Carbon Capture and Storage

This course is designed for graduates of engineering or geoscience-related subjects. The programme provides skills and training in the entire value chain of CCS, including combustion, transport, geoscience and legal aspects.

Entry requirements

A UK 2.1 degree, or its international equivalent. English language requirements: IELTS 7.0 (with no score lower than 6.0 in each section); TOEFL-iBT total 100 (with no score lower than 20 in each section); a degree from an English speaking university may be accepted in some circumstances.

Course modules

Core courses: Carbon economics; carbon capture and transport; hydrocarbons; carbon storage and monitoring; dissertation. Suggested option courses may include: Carbonate sequence stratigraphy; climate change and corporate strategy; energy and society; energy policy and politics; fundamentals for remote sensing; hydrocarbon reservoir quality; introduction to radar remote sensing; novel strategies for carbon storage in soil; political ecology; principles of geographical information science; seismic reflection interpretation; separation processes for carbon capture; spatial modelling; technology and innovation management; understanding environment and development.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Students on this course have historically secured several Scottish Funding Council Full-Fee Scholarships.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,200 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 22,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,200 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (England) 36 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (International) 36 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 36 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (Scotland) 36 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (Wales) 36 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Edinburgh Edinburgh EH8 9JU Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Programme Secretary
Telephone number: 
0131 650 5430