University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Environmental Engineering

This course addresses the needs of urban development and regeneration, environmental protection, and infrastructure investment. The programme is suitable for graduates from engineering, earth sciences, environmental management or other relevant disciplines. The growth of cities makes increasing demands of environmental services for the protection and enhancement of human health and biodiversity. Students on this course learns how appropriate development can enhance and protect the natural and urban environment.

Entry requirements

Normally, a 1st or Upper 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university or equivalent overseas qualification; engineering/earth science/environmental management or other relevant disciplines such as mathematics/physics; IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 90-95 IBT or 600.

Course modules

Core modules: recycling urban land; waste management and landfill design; site investigation and risk assessment; hydrogeology; environmental impact assessment; environmental chemical analysis and introduction to research methods. Optional modules: (not all classes may be offered each year); ground improvement and reinforcement; ecology, biodiversity and sustainability; principles of sustainable development; applied strategic environmental assessment; air pollution control; atmospheric pollution impact assessment; fundamentals of environmental forensics; pollution and rehabilitation of degraded ecosystems; spatial query and analysis using GIS; UK and EU environmental law.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Sponsorship information

The Department of Civil Engineering/David Livingstone Centre for Sustainability at the University of Strathclyde offers fees-only Excellence Awards to UK/EU students; in addition, £1,000 Excellence Awards for overseas students are also available; the awards are allocated based on the quality of the student but applying early increases the chances of successful allocation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,400 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Strathclyde Glasgow G1 1XQ Scotland

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