University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Water, Sanitation and Health Engineering

This course will provide you with an in-depth knowledge of how to deliver effective modern water supply, sanitation and other public health interventions in urban and rural areas in low-income and transitional economies. Aimed at consultants, professionals working in international development and public health workers, it has a strong focus on developing practical and policy skills and addresses the critical future challenges of climate change, population growth and urbanisation. You�ll develop your understanding of technical interventions in water supply, sanitation and solid waste management.

Entry requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:2 (hons) in an engineering, public health or international development-related subject. We will also consider applicants with equivalent academic or professional qualifications in an engineering or natural science subject.Applicants without formal qualifications who have a proven track record in work will also be considered. We accept a range of international equivalent qualifications.

Course modules

Modules include: Engineering for public health; natural wastewater treatment and reuse; water resources management and supply; solid waste management; research project; engineering in emergencies; key issues in international health; policy for health and development.

Sponsorship information

Scholarships worth up to �3,000 available.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc (Eng) Full-time £ 10,000 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc (Eng) Full-time £ 16,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone number: 
0113 343 2302