University of Wolverhampton

University of Wolverhampton

Environmental Technology

This course focuses on the prevention of environmental problems and their solution using appropriate and sustainable technologies. Students investigate the impacts of human activities on the natural environment with extensive laboratory equipment, geographic information systems (GIS), remote sensing software and monitoring technologies at their disposal. Using excellent IT, laboratory and field facilities, the programme couples methodological issues and problem-solving with essential practical work. Students are introduced to the appropriate methods of sampling, analysis and data handling required to monitor processes and minimise their environmental impacts.

Entry requirements

Students should have at least a 2.2 Bachelors degree with Honours, in a science or engineering subject. Candidates without these qualifications but with substantial related work experience may be considered for entry by assessing levels of professional experience and skills. If English is not the 1st language, applicants must have at least written and spoken English equivalent to an IELTS score of 6.0. Candidates must achieve an IELTS minimum score of 6.0 in the written test as well as in the overall assessment.

Course modules

Modules may include: GIS and remote sensing; professional communication skills; water pollution control or sustainable waste management; air pollution control or management of biowaste; strategies for climate change: mitigation and adaptation; research methods; research project.

Assessment methods

Research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 12,200 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Wolverhampton WV1 1SB West Midlands

Get in touch

Remember to mention TARGETpostgrad when contacting universities.

Key information

Contact: 
Course Enquiry Unit
Telephone number: 
0800 953 3222