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Environmental Engineering, M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #11 (QS) ,
The Environmental Engineering programme at Nanyang Technological University offers a comprehensive range of subjects on advanced water and wastewater treatment, air and land pollution as well as broader aspects of environmental management and planning. 


  • The Asian environmental technology market is a multi-billion dollar industry that is projected to grow considerably in the coming years. Environmental technology is an area of vital and strategic importance to many countries and can improve the management and quality of precious land, air and water resources. With a well-managed environment, countries will be better positioned to attract valuable investments and fuel economic growth.
  • This Environmental Engineering programme is designed to equip graduate environmental engineers and other related professionals with advanced skills and expertise in a wide variety of environmental disciplines. The programme offers a comprehensive range of subjects on advanced water and wastewater treatment, air and land pollution as well as broader aspects of environmental management and planning.
  • In addition, classroom teaching will build an in-depth understanding of fundamental physical, chemical and biological processes. There will also be opportunities to attend classes conducted by international experts on special topics such as membrane-based water purification and advanced sludge management.
  • To be awarded the degree of Master of Science (Environmental Engineering), a candidate must complete satisfactorily 30 AUs. 18 AUs of the courses must be in Environmental Engineering. The remaining courses can be selected from a list of graduate courses approved by the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
  • The programme at Nanyang Technological University  may be taken full-time or part-time. For full-time students, the minimum and maximum periods of candidature are one year and three years respectively. For part-time students, the minimum and maximum periods of candidature are two years and four years respectively.


Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) is the fastest-rising Asian university in the world's top 50. NTU provides a high-quality global education to about 33,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students. The student body includes top scholars and international olympiad medallists from the region and beyond. Hailing from more than 70 countries, the university's 3,800-strong teaching and research staff bring dynamic international perspectives and years of solid industry experience.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Water Treatment & Process Design
  • Contaminated Site Assessment & Remediation
  • Wastewater Treatment & Process Design
  • Hazardous Waste Treatment & Recovery
  • Water Quality Modelling
  • Integrated Solid Waste Management
  • Air Quality Management
  • Environmental Biotechnology
  • Stream Corridors and Channel Processes
  • Contaminant Transport
  • Urban Hydrology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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General Requirements

  • The applicant must have at least Second Class Honours, Lower Division or Honours (Merit) Bachelor's degree in Engineering or equivalent or related discipline and must be a graduate of this University or such graduate of another university as the Academic Board may approve.
  • The above guidelines indicate the eligibility to apply the MSc programme. Admission to the programme is on a competitive basis.

Work Experience

At least 2 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19250 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    12600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12600 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    9000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Singapore

  • 1878 - 3880 SGD/month
    Living Costs

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