University of Reading
Soils and Environmental Pollution
This programme aims to provide a thorough understanding of the key principles of soil science which are widely applicable to vocational specialisations in environmental assessment, protection and management. It provides the intellectual tools required by professionals in environmental consultancy and regulation. In addition to the scientific principles, training in transferable skills forms an important component of the programme and these are reinforced in the modules through student presentations in seminars, report writing and team projects. Lecturers come from the academic, business and regulatory communities.
Good Honours degree in a related field, e.g. environmental science; earth/geoscience; chemistry; biology; geography; and agriculture; applicants without formal qualifications possessing relevant experience are welcome.
Term 1 provides an in-depth coverage of the chemical, biological and physical principles of environmental pollution. Presentation and business skills are also a part of the programme. Term 2 contains the specialist modules which cover land contamination; remediation; soil and water quality; analysis of soils data; environmental law and risk assessment.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 5,500 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 12,600 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 3,025 per Academic year (home fees)||24 months|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 6,930 per Academic year (overseas fees)||24 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 5,500 per Academic year (home fees)||8 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 12,600 per Academic year (overseas fees)||8 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Reading||Reading||RG6 6UR||South East|
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