M.Sc. On Campus

Water and Environmental Engineering

12 months
22400 GBP/year
10900 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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There is a global shortage of qualified civil engineers who specialise in water and environmental engineering. The MSc in Water and Environmental Engineering course at the University of Surrey will transform you into an expert on water and environmental sustainability, ready to tackle the industry’s complex challenges.


Why choose this course

The fully accredited MSc course from our Centre for Environmental Health and Engineering (CEHE) is increasingly popular and relevant to the needs of future engineers, scientists and professionals in environmental health, water, pollution control, waste management and other sectors.

What you will study

The MSc Water and Environmental Engineering course at the University of Surrey attracts UK and international graduates who wish to take advantage of the global interest in water, wastewater, sanitation and waste to develop their careers.

This course will provide you with a solid understanding of the core areas of water and environmental engineering. You’ll gain the skills you need to explore, critically assess and produce systematic and coherent solutions. You’ll do this while integrating core engineering science with practical applications both independently and within a team, and develop an understanding of how this knowledge can be articulated around sustainable development practices.

This course will prepare you for a successful career in the field including, where appropriate, progression to Chartered Engineer status.


Accredited by CIHT as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer under the provisions of UK-SPEC for candidates that have already acquired a CEng accredited BEng(Hons) undergraduate first degree.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Environmental Health 
  • Water Treatment 
  • Wastewater Treatment 
  • Applied Chemistry & Microbiology 
  • Pollution Control 
  • Groundwater Control 
  • Regulation & Management 
  • European Study Tour 
  • Water Resources 
  • Dissertation Project 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Deadline part-time/distance-learning: 22 July 


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a 2:1 UK honours degree, or a recognised equivalent international qualification.
  • Relevant industrial experience may also be considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10900 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time and distance-learning per 15 credits:

  • UK/EU fees £1,200
  • Overseas fees £2,400

Living costs for Guildford

660 - 1140 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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