MSc in Environmental Engineering

The MSc in Environmental Engineering provides education and training to those eager to pursue a career in the protection of the Environment. It aims to develop students with a specialist understanding in the area of Environmental challenges facing the Environment today, and with specialist skills to address these.

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The course explores the themes of water, air, noise and soil pollution and how we may develop solutions for these challenges to protect the environment and society. The course also incorporates the grand challenges facing Environmental Engineers of this era including climate change, sustainability, and renewable energy.

Students take lectures from departmental and invited experts for a variety of Environmental Engineering subjects and have the opportunity to carry out cutting edge Environmental research projects related to topics that the Department are actively involved in. The areas of Environmental Engineering covered during the course include:

  • Monitoring and impact assessment
  • Hydrology and hydrogeology
  • Waste management
  • Water resource management
  • GIS and spatial analysis
  • Renewable energy and energy efficiency
  • Air and noise pollution
  • Water pollution
  • Water and wastewater treatment
  • Environmental modelling
  • Climate change

Contact Us

For any queries relating to any of the MSc courses please contact us.

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Course Director

Assistant Professor Dr. David O'Connell

Course Administrator

Ms. Mary Curley