University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Water and Environmental Engineering

This course explores roles in environmental health, water, pollution control, waste management and environmental sectors.

Entry requirements

Applicants should possess a minimum of 60 per cent in an Honours degree in civil engineering or equivalent in any appropriate engineering or science-related degree. Candidates with suitable qualifications and relevant experience in engineering, science or technology are also welcome to apply. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: Applied chemistry and microbiology; environmental health; pollution control and waste management; wastewater treatment and sewerage; water treatment. Optional modules: European study tour; groundwater control; regulation and management; water resources management and hydraulic modelling.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include a dissertation.

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 Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,600 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 17,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 6,600 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months
MSc Part-time - 24 months
MSc Distance learning - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Surrey Guildford GU2 7XH South East

Key information

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