MSc(Eng)/Diploma Environmental and Energy Engineering

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty of Engineering

Our courses are taught by experts and supported by links with industry. We blend theory and practice to give you the qualification you need.

Your course is based on our specialist research expertise.

Our reputation attracts ambitious students and researchers from around the world. Our vision wins funding from industry, research councils, government and the EU.

Global companies and local SMEs benefit from our work on the big challenges. And we supply them with generation after generation of talented, ambitious graduates.

Our masters students have access to facilities for sustainable energy processes, safety and risk engineering, carbon capture and utilisation, and biological processes and biomanufacturing.

About the course

Accredited by the Energy Institute and the Institution of Chemical Engineers

Whether you're already working in the field or just starting out, you can tailor this course to suit your needs, by blending core and optional modules.

This practical Masters degree has been developed with the Institution of Chemical Engineers and the Energy Institute to equip you with the skills and expertise needed for work in sectors including industry, education, public administration and commerce.

For recent graduates, our blend of advanced theory and practical experience is the perfect introduction to the sector.

And if you're a seasoned pro, we can give you the training you need to advance your career or branch out in a new direction.

All our tutors are actively involved in research and consultancy in their field.

Through lectures, tutorials and project work, they'll teach you the principles and techniques of advanced energy and environmental engineering.

You will also learn project management and research skills, how to present your findings and how to write technical reports.

You're assessed by assignments, exams and a research or design project dissertation.

Course content

Diploma: five core modules and three optional modules.

MSc(Eng): five core modules, major research or design project, and three optional modules.

Core modules

  • Introduction to Fuel and Energy
  • Applied Energy Engineering
  • Environment: Gaseous Emissions
  • Environment: Particulate Emissions
  • Environment: Liquid Effluents
  • Research Project

Optional modules

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Fires and Explosion Dynamics
  • Energy from Biomass and Waste
  • Low Carbon Energy and Technology (Renewables)
  • Environmental Impacts and Protection
  • Nuclear Reactor Engineering
  • Oil and Gas Origins and Usage

Teaching

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Project work

All your tutors are actively involved in research and consultancy in their field.

Assessment

  • Formal exams
  • Research or design project dissertation
  • Continuous assessment of some modules

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Sandra Catalina Prieto Marin, postgraduate student in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering


Key facts

Course duration

  • MSc(Eng): 1 year full-time
  • Diploma: 9 months full-time

Entry requirements

A good honours degree in science, technology or engineering.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Entry requirements for international students

Fees and funding

Studentships: contact us for current information on available scholarships.

Financial information for postgraduate taught courses

Take advantage of our expertise

Our teaching is grounded in specialist research expertise. Our reputation for innovation secures funding from industry, UK research councils, the government and the EU. Industry partners, large and small, benefit from our groundbreaking work addressing global challenges.

You'll have access to top facilities, including modern social spaces, purpose-built labs, the Harpur Hill Research Station for large-scale work, extensive computing facilities and a modern applied science library. There are high-quality research facilities for sustainable energy processes, safety and risk engineering, carbon capture and utilisation, and biological processes and biomanufacturing.

Your career

Our graduates are energy and environmental engineers with companies including: BASF, BP, EDF, Esso/Exxon Mobil, GSK, Siemens, Tata and Rolls-Royce. Others work for national oil companies in Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Qatar, Libya and Venezuela.

Apply now

You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.

Postgraduate Online Application Form

Any questions?

If you'd like to know more about any aspect of our courses, contact us:

Dr Mark Odgen
T: +44 (0)114 222 7504
E: m.d.ogden@sheffield.ac.uk