University of the West of Scotland

University of the West of Scotland

Waste and Clean Technologies

The programme develops core skills in environmental management, coupled with an understanding of technologies that enhance the sustainable use of natural resources and minimise the environmental impact of economic activities, exploiting value from industrial process by-products and waste materials.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have gained a 2nd class degree in biomedical science, bioscience or a related science degree; applicants may also be considered with other academic, vocational or professional qualifications deemed to be equivalent; overseas students must meet English language requirements.

Course modules

Modules include: Environmental systems; sustainable environmental management; concepts and tools in environmental technology; pollution control; waste management techniques; process principles for clean technologies; waste masters dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 3,400 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 10,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 555 per Module (home fees) 2 years
PgDip Full-time - 9 months
PgDip Part-time - 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Paisley Campus Paisley PA1 2BE Scotland

Key information

Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
0800 027 1000