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QUB Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences (EPS) MSc in Environmental Engineering
QUB Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences (EPS)

MSc in Environmental Engineering

Belfast, United Kingdom

1 Years


Full time, Part time

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EUR 6,980



The aims of the programme include to develop the intellectual, practical, and professional skills of students in the critical acquisition, analysis, interpretation and understanding of environmental engineering principles and issues in preparation for:

  • a career in the environmental, consultancy, regulatory, management, and engineering industry
  • a position of leadership early in that career
  • further study
  • life-long learning and an appreciation of the value of Environmental Engineering to a sustainable society

Applications for this course received after 30th June 2023 may not be accepted. In addition, a deposit will be required to secure a place.

This degree is accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM) comprising of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Institution of Structural Engineers, Institute of Highway Engineers, the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation and the Permanent Way Institution on behalf of the Engineering Council as meeting the academic requirement for Further Learning for registration as a Chartered Engineer (CEng). To hold accredited qualifications for CEng registration, candidates must also hold a Bachelor (Hons) degree that has been accredited as partially meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer (CEng). See for further information. It should be noted that candidates completing the MSc who hold an underpinning accredited Bachelor degree accredited for IEng only or a non-accredited bachelor degree will need to apply for an academic assessment to determine whether they will meet the educational base for CEng registration.

Course Structure

Student may enrol on a Full-time or Part-time basis.

The MSc is awarded to students who successfully complete the taught element of the programme in a combination of compulsory core modules (80 CATS points) and elective modules (40 CATS points) and a Dissertation research project (60 CATS points).

Exit qualifications are available: students may exit with a Postgraduate Diploma by successfully completing the taught element of the programme (120 CATS points) or a Postgraduate Certificate by successfully completing 60 CATS points from the taught programme.


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