Energy & Environmental Management (Waste) PgD, M.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    12000
    Tuition (Full programme)
    4200
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

The programme is designed to give a deeper understanding of the inter-relationships between the environment and topics such as energy technology, environmental law, business strategies, policy and other areas. It focuses on environmental auditing, assessment and management procedures, as required by industrial and commercial bodies. Thus the programme emphasises the application of environmental knowledge, but pressures on the wider global environment are also studied. Furthermore, in order that students can better understand these applications, the basic principles of the various disciplines are also covered. The programme has a standard modular structure and a wide variety of teaching and assessment procedures are used..

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this programme can expect to find work as environmental specialists within, or related to, their previous qualifications. Graduates have gone on to work for employers including Local Authorities, regulators such as Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA), and lecturing and research and consultancy for private companies.

Accreditation

The programme is accredited by the CIWEM, CIBSE and the Energy Institute (EI). Memberships of these institutions are free for students from accredited programmes. Membership of a professional institution is important for securing employment. The programme is recognised by the Engineering Council as suitable further learning for BEng (Hons) degree graduates from an accredited degree to meet the academic requirement for CEng registration.

Programme Structure

The programme includes core and optional modules.

Core modules:

  • Sustainable Waste Management.
  • Health, Safety and environmental
  • Contaminated Land and Landfill Engineering
  • Advanced Waste Treatment Technologies
  • Project

Optional Modules:

  • Environmental Pollution Monitoring and Analysis.
  • Resources and Sustainability
  • Environmental Planning and Impact
  • Climate Change & Carbon Management
  • Hydro Chemistry and Ecotoxicology
  • Renewable Energy Technologies
  • GIS and Environmental Management
  • Water Quality and Waste Water Treatment
  • The Oil and Gas Industry
  • Environmental Regulation and Sate control of Oil and Gas
  • Oil and Gas Exploration
  • Combination of coursework, exams and projects.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
    • Postgraduate Certificate (PgC) in Energy and Environmental Management, for four postgraduate modules (60 SHEM credits), equivalent to 1 semester of full-time study or 2 semesters of part-time study;
    • Postgraduate Certificate (PgC) in Energy and Environmental Management (Waste), for four postgraduate modules (60 SHEM credits), equivalent to 1 semester of full-time study or 2 semesters of part-time study.
    • Postgraduate Certificate (PgC) in Energy and Environmental Management (Oil and Gas), for four postgraduate modules (60 SHEM credits), equivalent to 1 semester of full-time study or 2 semesters of part-time study.
    • Postgraduate Diploma (PgD) in Energy and Environmental Management for a further four modules (total 120 SHEM credits), equivalent to 2 semesters of full-time study or 4 semesters of part-time study.
    • Postgraduate Diploma (PgD) in Energy and Environmental Management (Waste) for a further four modules (total 120 SHEM credits), equivalent to 2 semesters of full-time study or 4 semesters of parttime study.
    • Postgraduate Diploma (PgD) in Energy and Environmental Management (Oil and Gas) for a further four modules (total 120 SHEM credits), equivalent to 2 semesters of full-time study or 4 semesters of part-time study;
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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English Language Requirements

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  • Minimum required score: 6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score (Grade C): 180

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  • Minimum required score: 550

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score: 80

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

UK honours degree 2:2 (or equivalent) in relevant subject area. Applicants with appropriate professional experience may be considered; equivalence to an honours degree may be demonstrated through the University’s procedures for the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • GBP 12000 International
  • GBP 4200 National

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