Master's Degrees in Environmental Engineering in United Kingdom

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Studying Environmental Engineering

Environmental engineering applies the theoretical background provided by the environmental sciences using engineering principles. The aim of an environmental engineer is to sustain or improve the natural environment in order to guarantee a good and healthy life quality for human beings as well as for other organisms.

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Studying in United Kingdom

The moment you will step into a UK university campus, you will feel you have entered a fairy tale. The UK campuses are mesmerizing and the student facilities are outstanding. All the modern and unique features of British universities enable you to engage in ground-breaking research and experience top quality teaching and learning.

Applying to a Master's in United Kingdom

If you want to study a Master's degree at a university in the United Kingdom, you will have to get the right documents to prove that you fit the university requirements. Provide complete personal information, previous qualifications, financial information, and a personal statement. You'll be asked to present supporting documents including:

  • birth certificate;

  • your passport or national identity card;

  • reference letters from past employers or teachers;

  • copies of past diplomas or certificates;

  • academic transcripts.

To show that you have the right English skills, you'll have to also present a IELTS, TOEFL or C1 Advanced language certificate, and in some cases provide an additional test such as UKCAT, BMAT or LNAT. The deadlines for applying to a Master's in the UK are usually during the summer (June), or in winter (January). Many universities have rolling applications, which means you can apply whenever you are ready.

If you want to apply more easily to a university in the UK, you can use Studyportals Apply – our university application platform. We'll first ask you a few questions to determine how well you fit the Master's programme requirements. Then, you just need to fill in your student profile, including all your gathered personal and academic information. If you complete your applicant profile to 100% you will be able to apply to more than one university. Now, we will be able apply to the university on your behalf and do our best to get you into the university in the UK.

62 Environmental Engineering Master's degrees in United Kingdom

M.Sc. Applied Instrumentation and Control (Oil and Gas)

We worked with industry professionals to develop an MSc Applied Instrument and Control (Oil and Gas) programme at Glasgow Caledonian University that is accredited by the Institute of Measurement and Control (InstMC). It covers both the latest developments in the field and the industry knowledge we've gained through years of experience.

M.Sc. Environment and Sustainability

This MSc Environment and Sustainability offered by Birkbeck, University of London - School of Business, Economics and Informatics aims to provide an advanced-level grounding in sustainable responses to a broad range of environmental issues. 

Postgraduate courses
MSc - PgDip Thermal Power - Aerospace Propulsion Option

The Thermal Power - Aerospace Propulsion Option programme offered by the Cranfield University is structured to enable you to pursue your own specific interests and career aspirations. You may choose from a range of optional modules and select an appropriate research project.

M.Sc. Water and Sanitation for Development

The Water and Sanitation for Development programme offered by the Cranfield University provides the essential skills and knowledge required to plan and implement, with communities, water supply and sanitation projects and programmes worldwide, particularly in less developed countries.

M.Sc. Geotechnical Engineering

The MSc in Geotechnical Engineering is part of the Division of Civil Engineering's extensive programme of postgraduate studies and research. The course builds on the Division's renowned research expertise and industrial experience in current aspects of geotechnical engineering.

School of Engineering, Physics and Mathematics
MSc/ PG Cert/PG Dip Energy and Sustainable Development

This Energy and Sustainable Development course at De Montfort University will allow you to understand how sustainable development can be achieved and how we can deal with global climate change through sustainable energy, more efficient design and manufacturing, better management of buildings, organisations and behaviour change. 

School of Engineering and Sustainable Development
M.Sc. Water and Wastewater Engineering

The Water and Wastewater Engineering programme from Cranfield University equips graduates with the skills to solve practical problems, communicate effectively and work successfully making them highly sought after by industry and government.

M.Sc. Civil and Environmental Engineering

This Civil and Environmental Engineering course at the University of West London is designed to advance analytical skills in the core subject areas of civil engineering including structural analysis, sustainability and hydraulics. Application of modern IT techniques to complex problem solving is a theme that runs through the course. 

School of Computing and Engineering
MSc - PgDip - PgCert Geothermal Engineering

The Geothermal Engineering programme offered by the Cranfield University encompasses all aspects of geothermal exploitation, from exploration to project delivery. You will develop the professional profile required by a growing energy sector, with a high level of skills' transferability across other geo-resource sectors, including oil and gas.

M.Sc. Environmental Engineering

The Environmental Engineering programme offered by the Cranfield University equips students with the knowledge and skills to solve a wide range of environmental engineering challenges.

Environmental Technology
M.Sc. Civil and Environmental Engineering with Internship

The M.Sc. in Civil and Environmental Engineering with Internship at the University of West London is designed to advance analytical skills in the core subject areas of Civil Engineering including Structural Analysis, Sustainability and Hydraulics. Application of modern IT techniques to complex problem solving is a theme that runs through the course.

School of Computing and Engineering
M.Sc. Environmental and Architectural Acoustics

This MSc Environmental and Architectural Acoustics from London South Bank University can be used as a conversion course for maths, physics, architecture, engineering or audio technology graduates. It's also suitable for professionals from fields such as music production and technology, engineering, environmental health, and many others.

M.Sc. Earthquake Engineering

The Earthquake Engineering comprehensive course at Imperial College London provides training in the analysis, design and assessment of structures under seismic actions and other extreme loading conditions.

Faculty of Engineering
M.Sc. Soil Mechanics and Engineering Seismology

The Soil Mechanics and Engineering Seismology programme at Imperial College London explores the properties of soils and soft rocks in relation to civil engineering, the theory of geomechanics and practical geotechnical engineering.

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
M.Sc. Environmental Engineering

This programme aims to develop the intellectual, practical and professional skills of the learner in the critical acquisition, analysis, interpretation and understanding of environmental engineering principles and issues.

School of Natural And Built Environment
MScR Infrastructure and the Environment

The institute for the Infrastructure and the Environment programme offered by The University of Edinburgh is among the leading centres of civil and environmental engineering research in the UK. The Institute seeks new technologies to solve real-world problems in order to promote sustainability.

College of Science & Engineering
M.Sc. Subsea Engineering and Management

Subsea engineering plays a vital role in the exploitation of oil and gas resources. The subsea engineering industry help to specify the curriculum so we meet their requirements. The course is designed for you as an experienced or recently graduated engineer who wants to develop your subsea knowledge.

School of Marine Science and Technology
M.Phil. Civil Engineering (Environmental)

Environmental engineering uses science and engineering principles to assess and mitigate pollution for the benefit of human health and the environment. This research programme requires an understanding of biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, socio-economics and legislation to develop solutions for the sustainable provision of clean air, land and water for humankind.

School of Engineering
Postgraduate Diploma Environment and Sustainability

This Postgraduate Diploma in Environment and Sustainability from Birkbeck, University of London - School of Business, Economics and Informatics aims to provide an advanced-level grounding in sustainable responses to a broad range of environmental issues. 

M.Sc. Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM)

The postgraduate awards in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics offer teachers at both primary and secondary level an opportunity to develop their knowledge and pedagogical skills in this increasingly important area. Successive governments have recognised that "joined up thinking" in this area is vital for the educational and economic future of the country.

M.Sc. Environmental Engineering

The Environmental Engineering course at Imperial College London provides training in all aspects of the supply of clean water, the control of pollution and the protection of public health, waste water treatment, air pollution control and solid waste management. The problems of both industrialised and less developed countries are addressed in detail.

Faculty of Engineering
M.Sc. Civil and Geoenvironmental Engineering

This course is designed to provide specialist postgraduate professional development in this emerging and inclusive discipline, which recognises that many environmental challenges cannot be solved by one traditional discipline alone. The programme encompasses areas traditionally within civil engineering, earth sciences and biology.

Cardiff School of Engineering
M.A. Ecological Design Thinking

Never has there been a more important time for a new approach for engaging with the challenging situations we face from the local to the global levels.  In a rapidly changing dynamic situation, solutions rarely remain optimal for very long and continuous active participation is a necessary ingredient for success. This Ecological Design Thinking programme is delivered by Schumacher College.

M.B.A. Engineering Management

The MBA is seen by many as an essential passport to success in senior management.  It is the senior managers of engineering/manufacturing companies that face the challenge of delivering success for their companies, and it is this MBA in Engineering Management that helps prepare students for such roles. 

M.Sc. Renewable Energy Engineering

This course is designed for students that are interested in supporting the renewable energy industry as it continues its rapid growth to tackle the severe issues posed by climate change. Students will have the opportunity to advance their engineering proficiency and develop new skills and knowledge.

M.Phil. Micro and Nanotechnology Enterprise

The Master’s Programme in Micro- & Nanotechnology Enterprise is an exciting opportunity in which world-leading scientists and successful entrepreneurs are brought together to deliver a one-year Master’s degree combining an in-depth multidisciplinary scientific programme with a global perspective on the commercial opportunities and business practice necessary for the successful exploitation in the rapidly developing fields of nanotechnology and micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS).

M.Eng. Chemical Engineering (Energy and Environment)

A major challenge to society and to future chemical engineers is how to produce and use energy in ways that are sustainable, economical and environmentally friendly. This Chemical Engineering (Energy and Environment) pathway allows Chemical Engineering students at The University of Manchester to build on the core material covered in the first three years by taking specialist units related to energy in the 4 th and final year.

School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science
M.Sc. Global Subsea Engineering

The MSc Global Subsea Engineering programme offers a unique opportunity for students to engage and learn in an internationally collaborative environment centred around two major oil and gas hubs: Aberdeen, Scotland and Perth, Western Australia.

M.Sc. Eco-Cities

The MSc Eco-Cities is an innovative programme, which provides you with the skills to develop environmentally friendly urban projects, while reducing the impact of climate change.

Cardiff School of Geography and Planning
M.Phil. Machine Learning, Speech and Language Technology

This is a new twelve-month MPhil programme, taught from within our Information Engineering Division, with a unique, joint emphasis on both machine learning and on speech and language technology. The course aims: to teach the state of the art in machine learning, speech and language processing; to give students the skills and expertise necessary to take leading roles in industry; to equip students with the research skills necessary for doctoral study.

M.Sc. Environmental Engineering and Project Management

Environmental Engineering and Project Management at University of Leeds provides consultants, operators, regulators and managers with the professional skills and training to contribute to the provision of environmentally sound and economically sustainable systems in the fields of clean water supply, wastewater treatment and the management of solid waste.

Faculty of Engineering
M.Sc. Petroleum and Environmental Technology

Technical specialists with environmental skills and competencies are increasingly valued by the global oil and gas industry in the 21st century. This Petroleum and Environmental Technology course at Coventry University is professionally accredited by the Energy Institute: the leading chartered professional body for the global energy industry.

Energy, Construction and Environment
Postgraduate Certificate Renewable Energy Technologies

The  Graduate Certificate in Renewable Energy Technologies is an advanced program. It is presented at a considerably higher level than the Advanced Diploma and bachelor degree level programs and intending students should be aware of the greater challenge.

M.Res. Environmental Research

Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre (SUERC) is a dynamic research centre that is home to state-of-the-art analytical technology that we use to address major issues in environmental, earth and life sciences. The Environmental Research programme is offered at University of Glasgow.

M.Eng. Environmental Engineering (H836)

Environmental Engineering at Swansea is recognised as one of the Top 200 departments in the world (Shanghai Global Rankings). The course is based on the rationale that environmental engineering is important for all human endeavour and not simply about construction within the environment.

M.Sc. Environmental Engineering

The Environmental Engineering MSc provides you with the advanced understanding, technical knowledge and practical skills required to enable you to develop a successful career in the environmental industries worldwide.

School of Engineering
M.Sc. Environmental Engineering and Sustainable Development

The Environmental Engineering and Sustainable Development course at Imperial College London provides training in all aspects of the supply of clean water, the control of pollution and the protection of public health, waste water treatment, air pollution control and solid waste management. The problems of both industrialised and less developed countries are addressed in detail.

M.Sc. Water and Environmental Engineering

This fully accredited MSc programme from the Centre for Environmental and Health Engineering is highly popular and relevant to the needs of future engineers, scientists and professionals in the environmental-health, water, pollution-control, waste-management and environmental sectors.

Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences
M.Sc. Environmental and Energy Engineering

MSc(Eng)/Diploma Environmental and Energy Engineering, University of Sheffield Our reputation attracts ambitious students and researchers from around the world. Our vision wins funding from industry, research councils, government and the EU. Global companies and local SMEs benefit from our work on the big challenges. And we supply them with generation after generation of talented, ambitious graduates.

Department of Engineering
M.Sc. Process and Environmental Systems Engineering

Students of this programme develop core skills in process systems engineering and environmental systems approaches. With an increasing awareness of the environmental impact of modern manufacturing, graduates with the combined skills taught on this programme are highly sought after by both process and environmental industries.

Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences
M.Sc. Thermal Power & Fluid Engineering

This programme enables graduates to acquire training in the theory and practice of a broad range of industrially relevant topics within the fields of thermodynamics and fluid mechanics. It is designed specifically to meet the needs of the modern engineer both in industry and in research or education establishments.

School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering
M.Eng. Engineering

Our accredited Engineering degrees develop an in-depth understanding of the principles of engineering, with teaching from a wide range of automotive, civil, electronic and mechanical engineering experts, and options to specialise in areas that interest you.

School of Engineering
M.Sc. Planning Built Environments

The combination of accelerated climate and environmental change, resource pressures and rapidly evolving social, legal and political contexts demand that the planner of the future is better equipped with the science, tools and skills to help shape the high quality multi-functional places we increasingly need. The Planning Built Environments course is offered at Birmingham City University.

School of Engineering and the Built Environment