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 have
previous 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 Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 24 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 3 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 6 months

Campus details

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

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Postgraduate Admissions
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