MSc-PgDip-PgCert Water, Energy and Waste

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  • Entry requirements
    The programme is aimed at graduates who want to develop or advance their knowledge and understanding of water resources, energy and waste management. The emphasis is placed on current methodology and practice, guided by the needs of employers.
  • Academic title
    MSc/PgDip/PgCert Water, Energy and Waste
  • Course description
    This MSc is part of the Research Institute for the Built and Human Environment, which scored the highest possible rating (6*) in the most recent UK government Research Assessment Exercise. The programme has close links with industry through the Centre for Sustainable Technologies and Regeneration, based in the School of Computing, Science and Engineering,and employs guest lecturers from both consultants and regulatory authorities, such as the Environment Agency, Enviros, WRAP and Veolia.

    This programme responds directly to the needs of the environmental technology and services sector, which is perceived to be one of the largest industrial growth sectors in both developed and developing countries, with an estimated global worth of $500 billion. The UK market share of this figure is 4.7%, forecast to grow by 73% per year by 2010.

    Modules include:

    -Renewable Energy
    -Solar, Wind and Water Power
    -Quality and Logistics
    -Operations Techniques and Management
    -Waste Management
    -Waste Management Technology
    -Water and Wastewater Treatment.

    Graduates of this programme will be equipped to meet the demands of industry in the areas of waste management, clean technologies, contaminated land remediation, low carbon energy and water treatment, undertaking roles within a consultancy, water and energy utilities or governmental and non-governmental agencies.

    Modules offered on this programme
    Module information is provided to give you an overview of the modules typically available for this programme and not a guarantee of the final programme structure. If you are interested in a specific module, please confirm with the admissions tutor that it will be offered for your cohort.


    MSc: one year, full-time; two years, part-time

    PgDip: nine months full-time; two years, part-time

    PgCert: six months fulltime, one year part-time

    Start month: September

    Entry requirements

    -An appropriate honours degree in civil or environmental engineering, urban and regional planning, architecture or quantity surveying
    -We welcome applications from students with alternative qualifications and/or significant relevant experience, subject to approval through a process of Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL)
    -International students must provide evidence of a proficiency in English,

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