36 months
4827 GBP/year
2027 GBP/year
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The MSc Environmental Toxicology and Pollution Monitoring by the Ulster University investigates why pollution occurs, what the risks are to both humans and the environment, and what approaches to management we might have.

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This subject has origins in development processes such as resource extraction and product manufacture, and this creates impacts that are seen in all parts of our global systems; on land and in air and water. In recent years the need for professionals with a clear understanding of pollution issues has grown steadily across a wide range of sectors.

Career options

Students enrol for this Environmental Toxicology and Pollution Monitoring programme by the Ulster University to develop their professional knowledge and to acquire new skills. They do this to improve their career and promotion prospects, change their career, or, if they are recently graduated, to specialise in a new subject area to enhance their job prospects.

Experience has shown that the majority of students who register on this course are already working in the environmental field. We therefore aim to be as flexible as possible in terms of the topics studied and will give you the opportunity to focus on areas of particular interest to you and/or the organisation for which you work where possible.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Pollution Monitoring
  • Water Management
  • Environmental data analysis
  • Environmental Toxicology
  • Environmental Toxicology and Pollution Monitoring Project

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits

Postgraduate Diploma - 120



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entry to the PgDip:
You must hold an honours degree in a science or other suitable discipline or demonstrate your ability to undertake the course through the accreditation of prior experiential learning (APEL).
  • Entry to the MSc:
You initially register for the Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) and if you complete the PgDip with an overall mark of 50% or higher you can proceed to the MSc programme.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4827 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4827 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2027 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2027 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.

The PgDip fees for UK and EU residents are £4,054, and a further £2,027 for the Masters; fees for Overseas students are £9,654 for the PgDip and an extra £4,827 for the MSc.


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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Environmental Toxicology and Pollution Monitoring
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