Environmental Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
  • English (book IELTS)
University rank #719 (BCR) ,
The MSc in Environmental Engineering from Cranfield University is designed to equip students with a set of knowledge and skills which will enable them to solve a wide-range of environmental engineering challenges.


The MSc in Environmental Engineering (PgDip/ PgCert) from Cranfield University covers municipal and toxic waste management, process emissions, contaminated land and water and waste disposal. The programme also addresses energy and resource recovery from waste materials. Cranfield has a well-established reputation for its applied research in environmental subjects.

The University is home to the Cranfield Water Science Institute, the largest postgraduate group specialising in the engineering and management of water in municipal, industrial and natural environments, and the £3.5m Risk Centre, a specialist Centre for research and education in strategic environmental risk appraisal, supported by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).

  • Full-time MSc - one year, Part-time MSc - up to three years
  • Full-time PgCert - one year, Part-time PgCert - two years
  • Full-time PgDip - one year, Part-time PgDip - two years


This course is accredited by the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM).

Programme Structure

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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 36 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    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):


    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score:


    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

Suitable for graduate scientists and engineers concerned with the protection and enhancement of human life through the improvement and protection of environmental quality at both local and global scales.

Candidates must possess, or be expected to achieve, a first or second class UK Honours degree in a relevant engineering or science-based discipline, or the international equivalent of these UK qualifications.

Other relevant qualifications together with industrial experience may be considered.

Students requiring a Tier 4 (General) visa must ensure they can meet the English language requirements set out by UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) and we recommend booking an IELTS for UKVI test.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    19000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    8500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8500 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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