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Environmental Management & Technology MSc

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  • Objectives
    You will gain the thorough understanding of the important issues needed by those responsible for environmental performance. The course combines technical environmental engineering fundamentals with management based subjects such as environmental law, regulation, economics, impact assessment, reporting and sustainable development. There is a broad range of specialist Units, meaning that you can tailor the course to your particular career aspirations or interests and learn in depth about subjects of particular relevance to you.
  • Entry requirements
    The course will benefit aspiring environmental managers who take their responsibility to the environment seriously and want to impress future employers with their ability solve environmental problems without loss of profitability. It is suitable for a range of graduates, from those just embarking on their career, through recently appointed environmental managers, to mid-career environmental professionals who wish to enhance their capability by gaining a higher qualification without taking a career break.
  • Academic Title
    MSc, PG Diploma, PG Certificate Environmental Management & Technology
  • Course description
    Course description

    It is appropriate for any scientist, engineer or environmental manager who either has an academic background in process engineering or has relevant practical experience of working in an environmental engineering role in industry.

    What are the benefits to students?

    -High quality, industrially focused training has been designed for and by environmental professionals so it will be relevant to your needs
    -The course structure of intensive five-day Units means that you have the opportunity to gain an MSc, Postgraduate Diploma or Postgraduate Certificate without taking a career break
    -Entry requirements are flexible - relevant experience is considered alongside your formal qualifications
    -There is a broad choice of Units meaning that you can tailor the course to your requirements and aspirations
    -If you want to enhance your professional development you can take an individual Unit as a stand alone course.
    -Teaching is excellent and provided by a wide variety of experts from academia and industry
    -You can take advantage of the fantastic networking opportunities
    -You will graduate with an internationally recognised qualification from a top rated School in a first class University - great for your future career

    Module details
    The course can be studied full-time or part-time

    -The amount of effort required by a student is measured in credits.  An MSc requires the completion of 180 credits, a Diploma 120 credits and a Certificate 60 credits.
    -The MSc course has two segments, the taught part followed by a dissertation project.  You study eight 15 credit Units plus the 60 credit dissertation project (total 180 credits).
    -The Postgraduate Diploma requires successful completion of eight 15 credit Units (total 120 credits). 
    -The Postgraduate Certificate requires successful completion of four 15 credit Units (total 60 credits).
    -Each of the individual Units is available to study as a shorter training course - a great way to learn new skills and enhance your professional development

    The Units are:

    -Environmental Systems and Impact Management (15 credits)
    -Sustainability, Resources and Waste (15 credits)
    -Environmental Law and Regulation (15 credits)
    -Environmental Data Acquisition and Reporting (15 credits)
    -Resource Management for Sustainability (15 credits)
    -Aqueous Systems Technology (15 credits)
    -Aerial Emissions Avoidance and Abatement (15 credits)
    -Contaminated Land Assessment and Remediation (15 credits)
    -Eco-Design and Green Chemistry (15 credits)
    -Economics for the Environment and Sustainability (15 credits)
    -Solid Waste Management and Valorisation (15 credits)
    -Environmental Impact Assessment and Planning (15 credits)
    -BAT, Quality and Process Optimisation (15 credits)
    -Environmental Health and Major Environmental Hazard (available from September 2008) (15 credits)
    -Dissertation Project (60 credits)

    Scholarships and bursaries
    Self-funded United Kingdom and European Union students enrolling for the MSc course may apply to the School for a Scholarship to cover 50% of their fees.

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