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Masters Degrees in Environmental Engineering

We have 191 Masters Degrees in Environmental Engineering

What is a Masters in Environmental Engineering?

  • Masters degrees in Environmental Engineering involve advanced study of environmental systems and sustainability in industrial and urban contexts.
  • Related postgraduate specialisms include Environmental Management, Environmental Informatics and Waste Management & Pollution Control.
  • Entry requirements normally include an undergraduate degree in an appropriate subject such as Engineering, Environmental Science or Geography.

Why study a Masters in Environmental Engineering?

Develop Skills and Knowledge

Masters degrees allow you to deepen your understanding of a subject and develop new skills. For a Masters in Environmental Engineering, this might include:

  • Advanced Technical Skills: Mastery of environmental system design, analysis, and modelling, including waste management, water treatment, and sustainable infrastructure.
  • Environmental Impact Assessment: Skills in assessing and mitigating the environmental impact of industrial processes, urban development, and resource consumption.
  • Research and Innovation: Proficiency in conducting research, interpreting data, and developing innovative solutions to complex environmental challenges.

Further Career Development

Completing a Masters degree could be beneficial for your career development. For some roles, a Masters degree is outright required—for others, it may instead lead to faster career progression or improve your career mobility. For more information, please visit our Masters employability guide.

After completing your Masters in Environmental Engineering, a potential career option might be employment as an Environmental Engineer. According to UK salary data from Glassdoor, an Environmental Engineer earns an average of £33,237 per year, dependent on factors such as experience, employer and employment location.

Improve Employability

Completing a Masters degree may also improve your employability. According to the UK government's LEO Graduate and Postgraduate Outcomes survey, over 85% of Engineering Masters students were in further education or employment three years after graduation.

What do prospective Engineering Masters students think about study?

We host the Pulse postgraduate survey to understand the motivations, concerns and expectations of students just like you. For prospective Engineering Masters students in 2023:

  • 76% were either positive or very positive about employment after graduation.
  • 61% preferred on campus learning, 25% preferred online/distance learning, and 14% preferred a blended approach.
  • 30% were interested in part-time study.
  • In order of popularity, the top three study motivations were:
    • Career progress
    • Gateway to higher level study
    • Career entry

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