University of Reading

University of Reading

Environmental Pollution

This course provides you with a thorough understanding of the key principles of environmental science. Pollution of the environment is an ever-present problem and this course provides skills widely applicable to vocational specialisations in environmental assessment, protection and management.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK) in any related field, e.g. Environmental Science, Earth/Geoscience, Chemistry, Biology, Geography and Agriculture. Applications from those with no first degree but who haveprevious experience will also be considered.

Course modules

Modules include: Transport processes in the environment; soils and water quality; integrated soil science (field class); soils, waste and environmental management; quantitative analysis of spatial data.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Full-time - 3 months
PgDip Full-time - 6 months
MSc Full-time - 12 months
MSc Part-time - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Reading Reading RG6 6UR South East

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
0118 378 5289