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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

A good honours degree in science, technology and engineering.

English language requirements

IELTS 6.5 with at least 5.5 in each component.

Course modules

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.

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
Diploma Full-time September 2017 9 Months
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2018 GBP 10,700 (Year 1) England 1 Years
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2018 GBP 11,650 (Year 1) International 1 Years
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2018 GBP 10,700 (Year 1) Northern Ireland 1 Years
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2018 GBP 10,700 (Year 1) Scotland 1 Years
MSc (Eng) Full-time September 2018 GBP 10,700 (Year 1) Wales 1 Years

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