University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Water and Environmental Engineering

This programme attracts UK and overseas graduates who wish to take advantage of the considerable global interest in water, wastewater, sanitation and waste to develop their careers. Many graduates from the programme go on to work for consultancies, water utilities, contractors, relief agencies, regulatory bodies and international organisations. Graduates from the programme also have the potential to progress to relevant specialist PhD or EngD research programmes in the field.

Course modules

Example module listing: Environmental health; water treatment; wastewater treatment; applied chemistry and microbiology; pollution control; groundwater control; regulation and management; European study tour; water resources; dissertation project.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include a dissertation and a combination of examinations and continuous assessment.

Sponsorship information

Royal Academy of Engineering support provided for both UK and other EU students on the European Study Tour; for UK engineering graduates, the Panasonic Trust Fellowship and Sir Angus Paton Bursary Schemes available.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time February 2018 - 12 Months
MSc Part-time February 2018 - 60 Months
MSc Distance learning February 2018 - 60 Months
MSc Full-time September 2018 - 12 Months
MSc Distance learning September 2018 - 60 Months
MSc Part-time September 2018 - 60 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site GU2 7XH South East

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