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Environmental and Energy Engineering

Tailor the course to suit you by blending core and optional modules.

This practical degree has been developed with the Institution of Chemical Engineers and the Energy Institute to equip you with the skills and expertise needed for work in sectors including industry, education, public administration and commerce.

Entry requirements

Diploma: A good Honours degree in science, technology and engineering. Students whose 1st language is not English require an overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

MSc (Eng): Five core modules, major research or design project, and three optional modules. Core modules

Introduction to Fuel and Energy; Applied Energy Engineering; Environment: Gaseous Emissions; Environment: Particulate Emissions; Environment: Liquid Effluents; Research Project.

Examples of optional modules

Computational Fluid Dynamics; Fires and Explosion Dynamics; Energy from Biomass and Waste; Low Carbon Energy and Technology (Renewables); Environmental Impacts and Protection; Nuclear Reactor Engineering; Oil and Gas Origins and Usage.
Diploma: Core modules
Introduction to Fuel and Energy
Applied Energy Engineering
Environment: Gaseous Emissions
Environment: Particulate Emissions
Environment: Liquid Effluents
Environmental Impacts and Protection
Research Project
Optional modules
Choose from a range of optional modules. These might include:

Energy from Biomass and Waste
Low Carbon Energy and Technology
Nuclear Reactor Engineering
Oil and Gas Origins and Utilisation

Assessment methods

Assessment is by formal examinations and a research or design project dissertation. Continuous assessment of some modules.


Please contact the department for the diploma course fees.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc (Eng) Full-time £ 10,970 (Whole course) Home/EU 1 Years
MSc (Eng) Full-time £ 21,250 (Whole course) International 1 Years
PgDip Full-time 9 Months
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2018 22,450 (Year 1) International 1 1 Years
Diploma Full-time September 2018 9 9 Months
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2018 11,650 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 1 Years

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