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Whether you’re from an engineering, scientific or technical background, this Energy and Environment degree from University of Leeds will equip you with expertise in new and traditional energy technologies, renewable energy sources, solid waste recycling, air pollution, climate change and energy management systems. 

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By taking the Energy and Environment degree from University of Leeds you’ll gain an understanding of the environmental impacts of energy technology choices and the technical expertise to further develop them, preparing you to handle the complex challenges created by the growing energy demands and urban growth of the 21st century.

Core modules will build your knowledge of topics like atmospheric pollution controls, as well as a range of renewable technologies. You’ll also choose from optional modules that suit your interests and career plans such as combustion theory, energy management or fuel processing.

Career opportunities

The need for all businesses and industrial companies to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions will be a major driver of future development. Graduates with the skills offered by this Masters degree will be in high demand. 

Typically, graduates are likely to go on to work in senior posts with high levels of responsibility in energy and environmental consultancies, energy specialists, architectural firms, environmental departments of local authorities, government agencies, major funding bodies, large industrial companies and emerging businesses in the renewable sector.

You’ll also be well prepared for PhD level study and a career in academic research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Project 
  • Pollution Sampling and Analysis
  • Bioenergy & Waste to Energy
  • Atmospheric Pollution: Impacts and Controls
  • Combustion Theory and Design 
  • Energy Management and Conservation
  • Renewable Technologies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor degree with a 2:2 (hons) in engineering, a physical science or mathematics discipline. 

  • Applicants must have strong marks across a breadth of relevant modules, including mathematics and physical sciences.

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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