Liverpool John Moores University

Water Energy and the Environment

This programme has two principal aims. First, to equip you with the necessary competencies and skills to analyse, assess and manage all principal aspects within the fields of water, energy and the environment. Second, to give you the professional skills, knowledge and experience to both meet the current demands of industry and influence possible future trends. Your tutors are based within the School of the Built Environment. This School is recognised as a leading contributor of enhanced applied and 'blue skies' knowledge, blending traditional built environment fields of research with innovative and highly advanced areas of engineering.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree in an appropriate subject with a minimum 2.2 classification or a professional qualification of equivalent standing with a minimum of two years relevant experience. Non-UK applicants will be expected to have demonstrated competence in English language equivalent to a minimum of IELTS 6.5. Applicants who have studied and successfully achieved a UK degree within 24 months of the start of the MSc are exempt from this requirement.

Course modules

Core modules: research methodology; research project/dissertation; environmental policy and management; sustainable infrastructure in developing countries; river basin management; water and wastewater treatment; energy management; environmental systems.

Assessment methods

Learning on this course is through lectures, seminars and problem solving sessions. You're expected and encouraged to take an active role in your learning through debates, discussions and presentations.

You'll also have the opportunity to carry out field work, site visits and laboratory sessions to enhance your practical skills.

Activities such as attending professional body talks and visits are also part of the learning process.

Both individual and group feedback on the assignments will also add to your knowledge base.
Assessment also includes unseen written examinations, assignments and reflective learning journals.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2018 1 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2018 1 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 35 (Credit) Home/EU 2 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 14,450 (Year 1) International 1 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 6,300 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2018 35 (Credit) Home/EU 2 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2018 35 (Credit) Home/EU 2 2 Years

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