Energy and Environment - MSc

University of Leeds    School of Chemical and Process Engineering

Full time September MSc 1 year full time
Engineering (12) Environmental Sciences (13)

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Are you ready to make a real impact in the world of energy and the environment? The Energy and Environment MSc programme at the University of Leeds is your gateway to a rewarding career in a rapidly evolving field. This accredited course equips you with specialist knowledge in energy technologies and environmental factors, preparing you to tackle the challenges of the 21st century. From core modules focusing on air pollution control to optional modules in energy management and renewable technologies, you'll tailor your learning to match your career aspirations. The hands-on research project allows you to delve into real-world issues alongside experienced researchers, giving you a taste of what it's like to work in industry or academia. With entry requirements including a 2:2 bachelor's degree in engineering or related disciplines, this programme is designed for ambitious individuals looking to make a difference. Join us at Leeds and become part of a global network of successful alumni, ready to lead the way in sustainable practices.

About the course

The sustainable use of energy is fundamental to the modern world. Our dependence on energy for transport, heating, lighting and business is ever growing, presenting many challenges in ensuring secure and economic supplies. At the same time, protecting the environment has never been more important than it is today. From the type of transport we use to how we treat waste, every organisation across the globe is being encouraged by governments to make more sustainable choices.

That’s why studying an MSc that advances your knowledge and skill set in real-world issues in energy and the environment will provide you with expertise that’s in demand across almost every industry globally.

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Entry Requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:2 (hons) in engineering, a physical science or mathematics discipline.

Applicants must have strong marks across a breadth of relevant modules, including mathematics and physical sciences.


UK: £13,750 (Total)
International: £31,000 (Total)

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Student Profile

Talal Abudahaier

As one of the best universities in the UK, the University of Leeds has a good reputation in my home country and all over the world. A lot of tutors and friends recommended the MSc here in Leeds as it’s one of the top research engineering departments in the UK, led by outstanding academic staff and researchers with a good facilities for studying.

The best aspect of being a student at the University of Leeds is that it pushes your ambitions as well as making you seek the best outcomes in your work. In addition, the course offers a wide variety of multidisciplinary modules.

The course provides you with theoretical knowledge in addition to practical work, as some of the modules feature computer-based learning and some taught in laboratories. The teachers and leading professors are experts in various areas such as solar energy, wind energy, combustion, pollution and biofuels.

As a student at the University of Leeds, I have been involved in several group and individual projects that have introduced me to real world concepts. I am currently working on my dissertation project, which is looking at the performance of domestic solar power systems and the potential for them to contribute to renewable energy targets.