Masters in Environmental Engineering

Environmental engineering is concerned with the study of clean technologies that have no or as little impact on the environment as possible. An environmental engineer is involved in research and development of alternative energy sources, water reclamation, waste treatment and recycling. Environmental engineering also focuses on protecting public health, thus contributing to a sustainable development. Sub-disciplines of environmental engineering include: geotechnical engineering, structural engineering, transportation engineering. As a broad field of study, environmental engineering is related to other disciplines, as well, like: chemistry, biology, mathematics, technology, geography, public safety and economics.

Students who apply for a Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in environmental engineering should be able to evaluate the performance of an engineering system and incorporate innovations or develop new technologies to enhance environmental protection. Environmental engineering students will learn to collect, construct and evaluate environmental impact data, use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions.

Graduates of an environmental engineering programme can find jobs in industries like: chemical industry, waste treatment, fuel production, energy, manufacturing or government departments and professional organisations. They can choose from the following career options: environmental engineer, air quality specialist, environmental scientist, environmental researcher, engineering technician, environmental sales engineer.

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Hydrology and Water Quality M.Sc. Hydrology and Water Quality
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 1,984 per year
  • International € 16,600 per year
  • 24 months

Students of the Master of Science programme Hydrology and Water Quality are studying the occurrence of water, the water flow, water management and water quality, including the aquatic ecology. In relation to agriculture, nature and environment.

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Environmental Engineering M.Sc. Environmental Engineering
  • Any time
  • EEA € 0
  • International € 0
  • 24 months

Master’s Programme in Environmental Engineering at the University of Oulu is built on research of sustainability, environmental protection and industrial processes.

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Civil and Environmental Engineering Master Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Any time
  • Not specified
  • 24 months

The Master's in Civil and Environmental Engineering from University of Brescia intends to educate graduates who have an in depth knowledge of the theoretical and scientific aspects of engineering, both in general and in depth concerning environmental and land engineering, allowing them to identify, formulate and solve, also in an innovative manner, complex problems or problems which require an interdisciplinary approach.

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Environmental and Architectural Acoustics M.Sc. Environmental and Architectural Acoustics
  • Feb 2017
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA £ 7,900
  • International £ 11,600
  • 12 months

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.

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Sustainable Chemistry and Technology - Environment Sustainable Chemistry and Technologies Master Sustainable Chemistry and Technology - Environment Sustainable Chemistry and Technologies
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 2,100 per year
  • International € 2,100 per year
  • 24 months

This Master's Degree Programme focuses on chemical sciences, both theoretical and experimental. It produces highly qualified chemists able to devise original ideas, plan and study new reactions or processes, carry out new molecules and material synthesis. The Sustainable Chemistry and Technology - Environment Sustainable Chemistry and Technologies programme is offered by Ca' Foscari University of Venice.

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Science and Materials of Solar Energy M.Sc. Science and Materials of Solar Energy
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA $ 4,500 per year
  • International $ 4,500 per year
  • 24 months

Current global energy demands require clean and efficient approach. The two-year masters program in Science and Materials of Solar Energy at National University of Science and Technology “MISiS” is designed to prepare future engineers who will implement sustainable energy solutions. The program is a balance between theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the field of Renewable Energy.

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Power Plant Engineering M.Sc. Power Plant Engineering
  • Sep 2016
  • National € 2,770 per year
  • International € 3,960 per year
  • 24 months

If you are interested in power plants operation and maintenance welcome to our Power Plant Engineering course at Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) !

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Water, Energy and the Environment M.Sc. Water, Energy and the Environment
  • Any time
  • International £ 12,360 per year
  • EEA £ 5,750 per year
  • 12 months

Study fundamental engineering and scientific principles at postgraduate level on this Water, Energy and the Environment Masters at Liverpool John Moores University. The course provides CIWEM accreditation as an environmental engineer and has close links with industry.

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Transportation Design Master Transportation Design
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 9,800 per year
  • International € 9,800 per year
  • 19 months

Strate School of Design is one of the best Transportation design schools in the world. There is not a single car company without Strate alumni. Strate trains transportation designers of tomorrow; capable of developing a transversal and global vision of all mobility issues with a double exigency in terms of formal and conceptual excellence.

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