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Environmental Pollution Control

University of Southampton

12 months
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25400 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

The Environmental Pollution Control MSc course offered by the University of Southampton provides excellent training for careers in air, water and waste pollution management. Students explore the scientific basis of pollution and practical approaches to its control.

Overview

Course Details

The ability to accurately monitor emissions to the environment and mitigate their harmful impacts sits at the heart of this diverse Environmental Pollution Control MSc course offered by the University of Southampton, which focuses on developing the professional skills required for a rewarding career as an environmental pollution scientist. 

Through this postgraduate degree course you will explore the scientific basis of pollution and the practical approaches to its control. In your first semester, you will study the science behind pollutants and their effect on the environment. You will measure and monitor air, water and waste pollution, remediate problems and examine the latest technologies in the field. You will also study modules in Environmental Impact Assessment and Sustainable Resource Management, developing critical skills sets for students aiming to pursue a career as an environmental scientist.

Career Opportunities

With this degree you'll have great career potential in local government, the private sector, national and international organisations, as well as research institutions (public and private).

Graduates have the skills to manage complex problems, work with diverse stakeholders, and understand the challenges of interdisciplinary working. They are sought after for roles in:

  • environmental control and monitoring
  • water resource management
  • pollution control
  • carbon management
  • sustainable waste management
  • sustainable energy
  • ecological management

As well as broader sectors such as the food, buildings, energy, telecoms and water industries.

All of these sectors need to think about environmental sustainability either through choice or through legislation. Employers look for graduates with interdisciplinary cross-cutting skills in communication, problem- solving, leadership, and team working, which is why they form a core part of our assessment process.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sustainable Resource Management
  • Water Pollution
  • Coastal and Maritime Engineering and Energy
  • Energy Resources and Engineering
  • Freshwater Ecosystems
  • Environmental Management Systems
  • Geographical Information Systems for Environmental Consultants
  • River Basin Management
  • Environmental Law and Management
  • Advanced Quantitative Methods
  • Waste Resource Management
  • Coastal Flood Defence and Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You’ll need a 2:1 degree in a relevant subject.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25400 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

EU and international students pay £25,400.

Living costs for Southampton

697 - 1093 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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