University of Reading

Environmental Pollution

* Gain a thorough understanding of the key principles of environmental science that underpin the assessment and management of contaminated and polluted environments

* Take core modules dedicated to providing a solid understanding of the impact of pollution

* Develop skills useful to a career in environmental consultancy, contaminated land management and remediation

* Take advantage of modern laboratories and facilities

* Participate in world-leading fieldwork and research

**Environmental Sciences at Reading**

Join a lively and welcoming Department with outstanding teaching laboratories and facilities. We were ranked in the top 100 in the world for Environmental Sciences and Geography in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017.

We offer you a unique opportunity to develop your environmental management skills alongside your awareness of environmental science and policy.

Build your practical experience with world-leading fieldwork and research projects that will further develop your skills and prepare you for employment or doctoral study.

Entry requirements

You are normally required to have a good undergraduate honours degree (2:2) (or equivalent from a university outside the UK) in environmental science, earth/geoscience, chemistry, biology, geography, agriculture or a related field. Applications from those with no first degree but who have previous experience may also be considered.

IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent).

Course modules

Sample modules may include:

* Pollutant behaviour in the environment

* Environmental consultancy

* Laboratory analysis of soils and pollutants

* Air pollution: effects and control

* Waste and environmental management

Check our website for more details of the course structure.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2018 18,760 (Whole course) International 24 24 Months
MSc Part-time September 2018 8,410 (Whole course) Home/EU 24 24 Months
MSc Full-time September 2018 18,760 (Whole course) International 12 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2018 8,410 (Whole course) Home/EU 12 12 Months

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